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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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PA’s latest stories

  • Widower of woman killed by bike courier welcomes plans for new cycling offence
    The widower of a mother-of-two who was knocked over and killed by a bicycle courier has “fully welcomed” the announcement ministers are considering a new offence of causing death by careless or dangerous cycling. Charlie Alliston, then 18, was travelling at 18mph on a fixed-wheel track bike with no front...
  • Boris Johnson warns of ‘catastrophe’ if Kim realises nuclear ambition
    Boris Johnson has warned the situation in North Korea is “very, very serious” after referring to Donald Trump’s mockery of “Rocket Man” Kim Jong Un. The Foreign Secretary said the world faced a catastrophe if North Korea – a “rogue nation” – was able to mount a nuclear warhead on...

  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola eases fears over new Ilkay Gundogan injury
    Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola eased any worries over Ilkay Gundogan’s fresh injury scare. Leroy Sane’s double earned City a 2-1 Carabao Cup win at West Brom on Wednesday but victory was tarnished when Gundogan limped off in the second half. The midfielder was making his first start since December...
  • Cristiano Ronaldo suffers shock defeat on Real Madrid return
    Cristiano Ronaldo’s Real Madrid return ended in frustration after a shock 1-0 home defeat by Real Betis. The Portugal forward was making his long-awaited comeback after completing a five-match ban for shoving a referee against Barcelona last month. But he and his Real team-mates, looking to recover from an unconvincing...

  • Marilyn Manson insists no political message in ‘decapitated Trump’ music video
    Metal rock singer Marilyn Manson has insisted that his grizzly music video to SAY10, released during last year’s US election and featuring a decapitated suited man, was not intended to depict Donald Trump. While he admitted that the timing of the song’s release made a statement, he said that there...
  • Margot Robbie: Goodbye Christopher Robin taught me of life in war-torn Britain
    Actress Margot Robbie has told how filming Goodbye Christopher Robin gave her a “deeper understanding” of life as a British woman between the World Wars. She plays Daphne Milne in Simon Curtis’s latest big-screen drama based on the life of Winnie The Pooh writer AA Milne and his family. In...


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