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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

  • Sailors prepare for Royal Navy’s first Changing the Guard
    Sailors from the Royal Navy are getting to ready to perform their first Changing the Guard at Buckingham Palace. Eighty-six sailors from 45 Royal Navy Ships and establishments have been learning the intricate routines and drill movements needed for the historic royal guarding duties at the Queen’s London residence. They...
  • Bank of England policymaker says Brexit uncertainty weighed on interest rate vote
    One of the Bank of England’s newest policymakers has used his first speech to defend his dissenting vote against the most recent interest rate rise, adding that Brexit uncertainty still poses a significant risk to the UK’s economic outlook. Sir Dave Ramsden, deputy governor for markets and banking, was one...

  • Rose in contention to start as Pochettinto plans changes to Spurs side
    Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino admitted he may rest players against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday but said Danny Rose is in contention to start. Spurs have already qualified for the Champions League last 16 and need only one victory from their two remaining games to progress as winners of Group H....
  • RFU to pay Samoa £75,000 goodwill gesture
    The Rugby Football Union will still pay Samoa £75,000 as a goodwill gesture despite World Rugby revealing that the Pacific Island’s governing body is not bankrupt. Samoa’s prime minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi declared on November 8 that the union, of which he is also chairman, had become “insolvent” due to...

  • Stars back K-pop sensation BTS as band makes US TV debut at AMAs
    Niall Horan urged South Korean pop band BTS to “keep your head on your shoulders” as he offered warm words of advice for their up-and-coming career. The seven-piece boy band are growing in international popularity and earlier this month became the first band of their genre K-pop, an abbreviation of...
  • Weinstein accuser Asia Argento: More pigs will be revealed
    Actress Asia Argento has said that “more pigs will be revealed” following a recent string of allegations concerning sexual misconduct in the film industry. The Italian star recently spoke out against disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein, alleging that he assaulted her earlier in her career. Weinstein has “unequivocally denied” all...


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