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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

  • Chancellor to face gloomy fiscal outlook in autumn Budget
    Chancellor Philip Hammond is set to be confronted by a gloomy fiscal outlook in Wednesday’s Budget as forecasts are expected to unveil a growth downgrade and higher borrowing. The Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) plans to cut its productivity growth predictions for the next five years – a move expected to...
  • Etsy to expand London office as part of international efficiency drive
    Etsy is set to expand its London office despite company-wide staff cuts, as the artisan platform looks to centralise much of its international operations in the UK. The online craft and artisan marketplace unveiled the first phase of its efficiency drive at the end of April and further cuts in...

  • England reach World Cup semi-finals with win against Papua New Guinea
    Jermaine McGillvary continued his impressive World Cup to help England cruise into the semi-finals with a 36-6 win over Papua New Guinea. The Huddersfield winger touched down twice, taking his total to 11 tries in 10 appearances, and put his centre Kallum Watkins over for two others as Wayne Bennett’s...
  • Golden State Warriors battle back to beat Philadelphia 76ers
    The Golden State Warriors battled back from a 22-point deficit to triumph 124-116 over the Philadelphia 76ers. The 76ers dominated the first half, going in 74-52 ahead, but the Warriors made a mighty comeback in the third, claiming 47 points to the 76ers’ 15. Stephen Curry led the Warriors with...

  • Ed Sheeran faces Kendrick Lamar at American Music Awards
    Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar and Bruno Mars are vying for top honours at the American Music Awards. Mars leads the way with eight nominations, including artist of the year, at the star-studded event in Los Angeles on Sunday where fans vote for the winners. Lamar, Sheeran, Drake and The Chainsmokers...
  • David Cassidy ‘conscious’ after being hospitalised with organ failure
    Actor and singer David Cassidy is “conscious and surrounded by family”, his spokeswoman has said after he was admitted to hospital for organ failure earlier this week. The Partridge Family star, 67, was rushed to a Florida hospital three days ago and requires a liver transplant following a tumultuous few...


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