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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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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

  • Westminster terror attacker had been investigated by MI5 over violent extremism
    The Westminster terrorist was previously known to security services and had been investigated by MI5 over violent extremism. Prime Minister Theresa May told MPs that the British-born attacker was a “peripheral” figure who was “not part of the current intelligence picture”. It came as Islamic State claimed that the...
  • Police criticised as stalker jailed for murder of ‘stereotyped’ ex-girlfriend
    A judge criticised police as he jailed a stalker who murdered his ex-girlfriend five months after officers gave her a fixed penalty notice for wasting their time over him. Mr Justice Green said police “jumped to conclusions” and “stereotyped” Shana Grice as he jailed her jilted ex-boyfriend Michael Lane for...

  • Football Supporters’ Federation condemns vile chanting in Germany
    The Football Supporters’ Federation has condemned the vile chants sung by some England fans during Wednesday night’s international with Germany. Some Three Lions supporters booed the German national anthem and then sang distasteful songs referencing the First and Second World Wars. The match, which was settled by Lukas Podolski’s second-half...
  • Wales not worried about suspension threat hanging over players – Ben Davies
    Ben Davies insists Wales are not bothered by the World Cup suspension tightrope that five of their players will be walking against the Republic of Ireland. Davies joins talisman Gareth Bale, skipper Ashley Williams, Joe Allen and Joe Ledley in being one booking away from missing the trip to Serbia...

  • Londoner Adele dedicates song to Westminster attack victims
    Adele has paid tribute to the victims of the Westminster terror attack during her concert in New Zealand, dedicating her song Make You Feel My Love to those who died. The London-born singer took to the stage in Auckland on Thursday and said it felt “strange” to not be at...
  • BBC Studios given three-year deal to keep producing hospital drama Holby City
    Long-running TV series Holby City will continue to be produced by BBC Studios for the next three years, the corporation has confirmed. The BBC won the bid to go on creating the medical drama, a BBC One mainstay since 1999, after being put out to competitive tender as part of...


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