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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

  • Donald Trump to address nation on Afghanistan strategy
    US President Donald Trump is planning to address the nation on his strategy for the war in Afghanistan. The White House said Mr Trump will speak to the country on Monday night from Fort Myer in Arlington, Virginia. Mr Trump and his national security team met on Friday at the...
  • Summer heat due to return with highest temperatures since middle of July
    Britain is set to enjoy a return of the summer sun this week as temperatures reach their highest since mid-July. Parts of the UK could see highs of 27C, beating the current August top temperature of just under 25C. Southern England and East Anglia will enjoy the best of the...

  • USA win Solheim Cup
    The United States have retained the Solheim Cup against Europe. Being the holders, the hosts only needed to reach 13 1/2 points to keep the trophy and it was Angel Yin who got them over the line with her half point against Karine Icher as Lizette Salas was guaranteed at...
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic appears to have put knee problem behind him
    Zlatan Ibrahimovic is keen to prove he is fighting fit following his knee injury. The 35-year-old damaged knee ligaments in April and required surgery and has been recovering and doing his rehabilitation at Manchester United’s Carrington training ground, despite the club not offering him a second year on his contract...

  • Stormzy: Grime deserves a spot on the main stage
    Stormzy called for grime artists to play on the main stage at V Festival every year as he performed an energetic set in the pouring rain. The Mercury-nominated star treated the crowd at Hylands Park in Chelmsford to tracks from his album Gang Signs and Prayer as he said: “I’ve...
  • First winners chosen in Shed Of The Year competition
    A father’s labour of love and the ultimate underground man cave have been selected as the first category winners in the 2017 Cuprinol Shed Of The Year competition. The winners were revealed during the first episode of the new series of Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces Shed Of The Year and...


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