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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

  • Murder probe under way as man shot dead at Dorset home named
    A businessman gunned down by intruders during an early morning break-in has been named by police as Guy Hedger, 61. At least two suspects were at large as detectives launched a murder probe following the killing in St Ives, a village in East Dorset, in the early hours of Sunday....
  • Mild winter leading to record numbers of clothes moths
    Moths are munching their way through clothes and carpets in record numbers because of the mild winter and early start to spring, say experts. Call-outs to pest controllers more than doubled in the UK between February and March, increasing by 103% on the same period last year. Reported incidents of...

  • Tottenham keep Premier League title race alive with derby win over Arsenal
    Tottenham’s 22-year wait to finish above Arsenal is over but their title chase is not done yet after Dele Alli and Harry Kane sealed a 2-0 victory in White Hart Lane’s last north London derby. Only 146 seconds separated Alli’s second-half opener and Kane converting from the penalty spot as...
  • Police make further arrest following Old Firm encounter
    Police have made a further arrest following the Old Firm clash on Saturday. A 28-year-old man has been detained in connection with an alleged offence under the Offensive Behaviour at Football and Threatening Communications Act, officers said. It follows an alleged incident of racial abuse where someone allegedly made a...

  • Line Of Duty fans left shocked as Balaclava Man twist revealed
    Line Of Duty fans were shocked after a twist in the fourth series finale saw Balaclava Man identified as not one but several people. Viewers gripped by the BBC1 police drama were hoping the identity of the murderer would be revealed, with almost everyone a suspect over the course of...
  • Val Kilmer appears to confirm he had cancer despite previous denials
    Val Kilmer has appeared to confirm he had cancer after previously denying he had the illness. The Hollywood actor, 57, took part in a Reddit AMA (Ask Me Anything) and was asked about his friend Michael Douglas’s claim that he was unwell. Last year Michael, who was diagnosed with tongue...


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