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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

  • Hammond pledges ‘significant investments’ in Budget to build for the future
    Philip Hammond has told the Cabinet his Budget will make “significant investments” in infrastructure as he promised to build “a Britain fit for the future”. The Chancellor briefed senior colleagues, including Prime Minister Theresa May, at Downing Street ahead of the second Budget of the year. The PM’s official spokesman...
  • Zimbabwe poised to swear in new president Emmerson Mnangagwa
    Zimbabwe’s fired vice president was set to return to be sworn in as the new leader, after Robert Mugabe announced his stunning resignation during impeachment proceedings against him. The state-run broadcaster said Emmerson Mnangagwa would arrive at Manyame Air Base in the capital, Harare, at 6pm. The Parliament speaker said...

  • Doubles for Ronaldo and Benzema as Real Madrid hammer Apoel
    Cristiano Ronaldo set another Champions League record as holders Real Madrid sealed their place in the knockout stages with a comprehensive victory against Apoel Nicosia. Zinedine Zidane’s team had the match won by half-time with goals from Luka Modric, Fernandez Nacho and a Karim Benzema double. Cristiano Ronaldo got his...
  • Liverpool surrender three-goal lead to draw at Sevilla
    Liverpool conceded a three-goal half-time lead to throw away the chance of early Champions League qualification as Sevilla netted a 93rd-minute equaliser in Spain. Famous for their three-goal second-half comeback to win this competition in Istanbul in 2005, the Merseysiders endured the reverse as, seemingly coasting towards the knockout stage...

  • Stars pay tribute to their ‘first love’ David Cassidy
    Singer and TV presenter Coleen Nolan has told of how she “absolutely idolised” David Cassidy as she paid tribute to the teen heartthrob, who has died aged 67. Cassidy was rushed to hospital last week and died on Tuesday surrounded by loved ones, with his family saying he had passed...
  • West Wing star tells Trump’s press secretary: You’re no CJ Cregg
    The West Wing star Bradley Whitford has dismissed Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ claims she “got to live a real life version” of an episode of the hit show during a Thanksgiving turkey pardoning. The White House Press Secretary, who succeeded Sean Spicer in the role, frequently shuts down questions from the...


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