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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

  • Flights cancelled as fog causes travel disruption
    Dense fog is causing travel disruption across southern England, with thousands of air passengers facing cancellations and delays. Travellers were advised to check their flight’s status before leaving home after around 100 flights were cancelled at Heathrow, while there were further cancellations at London City Airport. Foggy weather is expected...
  • Government to ‘step up’ business role under new industrial strategy
    Theresa May will launch her industrial strategy for post-Brexit Britain on Monday with a promise the Government will “step up” and take an active role in backing business. Central to the Prime Minister’s plans will be new “sector deals” and “major” investment in research and development to support the “industries...

  • Diego Costa scores on return as Chelsea defeat Hull
    Diego Costa made a goalscoring return as Chelsea extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to eight points with a 2-0 win over Hull. Costa celebrated his 52nd Chelsea goal on his 100th appearance by gesturing about all the noise which has surrounded him since missing the...
  • Jose Mourinho will not stand in Wayne Rooney’s way if he seeks move to China
    Jose Mourinho will not stand in Wayne Rooney’s way if the Manchester United captain decides to move to China. Rooney became United’s record scorer on Saturday when his 250th club goal earned a 1-1 draw at Stoke in the Premier League and saw him surpass Sir Bobby Charlton’s mark. The...

  • One Show’s Michelle Ackerley tells of delight to be fronting programme
    One Show host Michelle Ackerley has said how happy she is to show her personality after years of hosting serious programmes such as Watchdog and Crimewatch Roadshow. Michelle is fronting the BBC One show with Matt Baker while regular Alex Jones is on maternity leave, sharing the job with Robot...
  • New Saatchi exhibition to explore the power of the selfie
    A new exhibition at London’s Saatchi Gallery plans to explore the importance of selfies as an art form. Opening in March, it will showcase a selection of well-known pieces as well as “selfies that have quickly become icons of the digital era”. From Selfie To Self-Expression will feature self-portraits from...


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