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



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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

  • Five electrocuted at water park in Turkey
    Five people, including two teenagers and a 12-year-old, have died after being electrocuted at a water park pool in north-west Turkey, media reports said. The three children were caught up in an electrical current in the pool in the town of Akyazi, in Sakarya province, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported....
  • British woman seriously injured in Paris tour bus accident
    A British woman was seriously injured when a double-decker tour bus that took a detour due to a major display of sporting events got stuck inside a tunnel under a Paris bridge, authorities said. Three other people were slightly injured, including the husband of the British woman and two Chinese...

  • Natasha Jonas stops Monika Antonik to win first professional fight
    Lightweight Natasha Jonas made an impressive start to her professional career with a first-round stoppage of Monika Antonik in Newcastle. 🙌 First round stoppage for @TashaJonas, impressive debut display! 🇬🇧 #JDNXTGEN— Matchroom Boxing (@MatchroomBoxing) June 23, 2017A right hook rocked Antonik as she staggered into the ropes and, with the...
  • Castleford too good for Leeds with confident Super League success at Headingley
    Castleford passed another major test in their bid for a first Super League title by beating Leeds 23-12 at Headingley to move seven points clear at the top. The Tigers’ ability to win big matches was questioned after last week’s Ladbrokes Challenge Cup exit but they edged their big-city neighbours...

  • Thom Yorke blasts Theresa May during Radiohead’s Glastonbury set
    Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke told Prime Minister Theresa May to “shut the door on the way out” as political statements dominated the first day of music at Glastonbury. The singer repeatedly recited Mrs May’s “strong and stable” election slogan during the band’s headline set on the Pyramid Stage. Thom Yorke takes...
  • EastEnders boss Sean O’Connor is leaving the soap
    EastEnders executive producer Sean O’Connor is stepping down from the soap, the BBC has confirmed. The TV boss will concentrate on his feature film career at production company Camberwell Productions, where he is working on movies including Handsome Brute, a new project from Sherlock writer Mark Gatiss, the broadcaster said. Sean...


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