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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

  • Injured hillwalker ‘crawled for hours’ to reach safety
    An injured hillwalker crawled for hours before being rescued from one of the remotest parts of the UK. The woman and another walker were completing the Fisherfield Five munros in north west Scotland on Friday when she slipped and suffered an ankle injury that prevented her from walking any further,...
  • Israel steps up security at Jerusalem shrine
    Israel has stepped up security at a contested shrine after violent clashes over the weekend left six people dead. Officials set up new security cameras at the entrance to the holy site in Jerusalem as it considers an “alternative” to the metal detectors it installed after two Israeli policemen were...

  • Jordan Spieth sees lead cut to one at Open
    Open leader Jordan Spieth found himself under unexpected early pressure in the final round at Royal Birkdale as his three-shot advantage was cut to just one in the space of two holes. The two-time major winner’s first bogey in 21 holes came after he found a difficult lie in the...
  • Natalie Sciver’s half-century helps England set target of 229 at Lord’s
    Natalie Sciver hit another half-century as England set India 229 to win the Women’s World Cup final at Lord’s. Sciver and Sarah Taylor put on 83 for the fourth wicket, but both were victims of a stunning spell of three wickets for two runs off 10 balls by India fast...

  • Rita Ora reveals her royal ambitions on Sunday Brunch
    Singer Rita Ora has said she would like to perform for The Queen. The chart-topping musician has a number of high profile gigs under her belt that include performing in front of Pope Francis at the Vatican and singing for former American President Barack Obama. Rita Ora arriving at the...
  • Actress Jennifer Ellison shows off her incredible weight loss on Twitter
    Former Brookside actress Jennifer Ellison has shown off her new slim figure on social media, following a three-stone weight loss. Jennifer Ellison attending the launch of two new attractions at CBeebies Land at the Alton Towers Resort (Anthony Devlin/PA Wire)The 34-year-old shared photographs of her transformation with her 193,000 Twitter followers....


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