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PA is the UK’s leading provider of multimedia content and services. Established as the Press Association in 1868, PA remains the national news agency for the UK and Ireland, serving a broad range of customers including major media and digital brands around the world, businesses and public sector organisations.

In addition to our newswire, PA’s products and services span pictures, video, data APIs, hosted live blogs, graphics, listings pages, social media curation and page production. The news agency is part of the PA Group of specialist media companies.



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Comprehensive industry coverage spanning editorial, graphics, data and images.



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Page Production


Delivering cost-effective newspaper and magazine layouts as well as print-ready content.



From live and non-live sports data to TV, arts and events listings.



Providing a library of over 20 million of the best news, sport and entertainment images.



Shareable, emotive and relevant features spanning real life, lifestyle, motoring and more.

PR & Industry Monitoring


Covering real time news monitoring to daily briefings and alerts.

PA’s latest stories

  • Agreement on EU citizens in UK ‘within touching distance’, Theresa May says
    Prime Minister Theresa May has issued a direct message to three million EU citizens living in Britain, promising she will make it as easy as possible for them to stay after Brexit. In an open letter posted online and mailed to 100,000 EU nationals, Mrs May said the Government and...
  • ‘Being trans is not an illness,’ Theresa May says as she vows reform
    Theresa May has said the Government will seek to “streamline and de-medicalise” the process of changing gender to reflect that “being trans is not an illness”. Speaking at the Pink News Awards in London, the Prime Minister told a star-studded audience that changes will be made to the Gender Recognition...

  • Three and easy for Bayern as Celtic ruthlessly brushed aside in Munich
    Celtic discovered Bayern Munich are still very much a European force as the Hoops suffered a 3-0 drubbing in their Champions League clash at the Allianz Arena. The German giants had replaced Carlo Ancelotti with Jupp Heynckes following their 3-0 Group B defeat by Paris St Germain last month but...
  • Jose Mourinho hopes Marcus Rashford knee injury is not serious
    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is hoping for the best after Marcus Rashford limped off with a knee injury. The 19-year-old forward secured a 1-0 victory at Benfica after his free-kick caught out teenage goalkeeper Mile Svilar in Wednesday’s Champions League encounter. But shortly afterwards Rashford sat frustrated on the...

  • Kit Harington: Gunpowder drama is my baby
    Game Of Thrones star Kit Harington has said his new BBC drama about the Gunpowder Plot is his “baby” because he was involved in it from the start. The heartthrob star, 30, said being a part of upcoming programme Gunpowder from the beginning gave him a sense of ownership that...
  • Creative industry bosses air concern over post-Brexit immigration rules
    The head of the production company behind television shows Peaky Blinders and Broadchurch has said that a post-Brexit crackdown on immigration would “negatively impact” creative industries in the UK. Richard Johnston, the CEO of Endemol Shine UK – which also produces Black Mirror, MasterChef and The Island, has joined a...


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