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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

  • 10 fines issued to hauliers daily for migrants found in lorries
    Ten fines are issued to hauliers every day after migrants are found hiding in lorries, new figures show. Home Office data shows 3,522 civil penalties were handed to drivers or their employers in 2016/17 after “clandestine entrants” were discovered in vehicles. This was a 12% rise on the tally of...
  • Takata files for bankruptcy as air bag recalls bite
    Air bag maker Takata has filed for bankruptcy protection in Japan and the US, overwhelmed by lawsuits and recall costs over defective air bag inflators linked to the deaths of at least 16 people. The Japanese company announced the move on Monday morning and confirmed that most of its assets...

  • Murray brothers ‘might have a go in the doubles one day’ at Wimbledon
    Jamie Murray has told younger brother Andy he will have to wait his turn if wants to team up at Wimbledon after Jamie won the Aegon Championships doubles title with Bruno Soares. Jamie signalled his eagerness to form an all-Murray duo one day at the All England Club but said...
  • Petra Kvitova proud of ‘fairy tale’ Aegon Classic title success at Birmingham
    Petra Kvitova described winning the Aegon Classic title as “a fairy tale” just six months after a career-threatening stabbing incident at her home. Kvitova saw off Australia’s Ashleigh Barty 4-6 6-3 6-2 in Birmingham in only her second tournament since the start of her comeback at the French Open last...

  • Simon Cowell, Sex Pistol and Sir Richard Branson to become Holywood Walk of Famers
    Simon Cowell, the Sex Pistols’ Steve Jones and Sir Richard Branson are among the celebrities to be honoured on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The British trio were selected to get stars on the pavement along with Kirsten Dunst, Jennifer Lawrence and Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill. Steve Jones (left)...
  • Disneyland’s first colour map fetches £556,000 at auction
    The original colour map of Disneyland, used by Walt Disney to win funding for his first theme park, has been sold for more than half a million pounds. The 1953 artefact became the most lucrative Disneyland map when it went under the hammer for 708,000 dollars (£555,838) in Los Angeles...


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