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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

  • Bank of England targeted over diversity deficit among senior staff
    Chancellor Philip Hammond may be hauled in front of an influential committee of MPs to address concerns over a worrying lack of diversity among the Bank of England’s most senior staff. Treasury Select Committee chair Nicky Morgan has penned a letter to the Chancellor asking for evidence proving that “all...
  • Donald Trump gives himself ‘a 10’ for response to Puerto Rico hurricanes
    President Donald Trump has given himself a “10” for his response to the widespread devastation Puerto Rico suffered after back-to-back hurricanes. The storms created a situation that the island’s governor described as “catastrophic” as he met with Mr Trump at the White House. More than 80% of households in Puerto...

  • Lewis Hamilton unlikely to kneel for anthem but backs protest movement
    Lewis Hamilton has launched a veiled attack on President Donald Trump on the eve of the United States Grand Prix – but says he has rowed back on plans to protest during the Star-Spangled Banner. Hamilton claimed at last month’s Malaysian Grand Prix that he would consider following in the...
  • Fernando Alonso staying with McLaren for 2018
    Fernando Alonso will remain at McLaren next season after signing a new contract with the British team. Two-time world champion Alonso, who is in the midst of his worst campaign in Formula One, has penned a one-year extension. The 36-year-old, who has not won a race since the 2013 Chinese...

  • Weinstein Company staff publish letter against ‘monster’ former boss
    Members of staff at The Weinstein Company have reportedly branded disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein a “monster” in a scathing letter about their former boss. The statement, published by US-based magazine The New Yorker and signed by “Select Members of The Weinstein Company Staff”, said that the group did not...
  • Los Angeles police launch fresh Weinstein probe following sex assault claim
    Police in Los Angeles have opened an investigation after another sexual assault allegation was made involving disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein. According to the force, the alleged incident took place four years ago. In a statement released on Thursday, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) said: “The LAPD robbery and...


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