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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.



Giving news teams across the UK and Ireland access to the latest breaking news.



Fast, high quality video for digital or broadcast platforms.

Racing & Betting


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



In-depth coverage encompassing editorial, data, images and video.

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

  • Corbyn: North Korea crisis highlights case for nuclear weapons-free world
    Nuclear weapons should be negotiated away “as quickly as possible”, Jeremy Corbyn said. The Labour leader acknowledged that the party’s policy was for multilateral disarmament but insisted he would be “totally on the case” working for a world free of nuclear weapons. Mr Corbyn said the crisis in North Korea...
  • In pics: Hand in hand, Harry and Meghan step out on first official outing
    With a beaming smile and a discreet cordon of security, Prince Harry and his actress girlfriend Meghan Markle strode hand-in-hand for their first official public appearance together. The long-awaited moment for royal fans, came as they joined a crowd watching a wheelchair tennis match at the Invictus Games, the Paralympics-style...

  • Jurgen Klopp ready to unleash fearsome attacking quartet in Champions League
    Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has no qualms about unleashing his fearsome attacking quartet now all are at his disposal. With Sadio Mane free from domestic suspension and Philippe Coutinho match fit after a back injury forced him to miss the start of the season the Reds boss can now combine...
  • Alexandre Lacazette takes centre stage to outshine record-breaker Gareth Barry
    Alexandre Lacazette scored twice as Arsenal ruined Gareth Barry’s big night. The French striker nodded in the rebound after Alexis Sanchez had hit the crossbar and he then rifled home a penalty to secure a 2-0 win over West Brom. It meant Baggies midfielder Barry finished on the losing side...

  • EastEnders fans fear Stacey is headed for a breakdown
    EastEnders fans were left worried about Stacey Fowler’s mental health after she started acting erratically in the latest instalment of the soap. The popular character, played by Lacey Turner, suffers from bipolar disorder and has previously had post-partum psychosis. Concerned about baby Arthur’s health and expecting her third child, Stacey’s...
  • Corrie fans want Steve and Michelle to reunite after stalker drama
    Coronation Street fans are hoping former couple Steve McDonald and Michelle Connor can rekindle their romance after he saved her from a stalker. Monday night’s double helping of episodes saw creepy Will Chatterton (Leon Ockenden) turn on Michelle (Kym Marsh) and Leanne Battersby (Jane Danson) after finding out they were...


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