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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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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.

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Covering real time news monitoring to daily briefings and alerts.

PA’s latest stories

  • Good news for coffee lovers but you can’t have your cake and eat it
    Coffee is “more likely to benefit health than harm”, a new review has found. People appear to reduce their risk of a range of health problems when they drink three to four cups a day, experts found. They concluded drinking coffee seems safe “within usual patterns of consumption”, except in...
  • Off-roading lesson for Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
    The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have been given a lesson in Land Rover off-roading during a tour of the all-terrain marque’s flagship plant. The royal couple both briefly ground to a halt at the same notoriously difficult spot half-way up a rock crawl, as they were guided around the...

  • Michael Lang late strike stuns Manchester United in Basel
    Manchester United were denied a place in the Champions League knockout phase as Michael Lang’s late strike secured Basel a memorable, and deserved, victory. Jose Mourinho’s men started Group A with four successive victories and could have qualified without even kicking a ball had CSKA Moscow failed to beat Benfica...
  • Atletico Madrid stay in the hunt for Champions League last-16 place
    Antoine Griezmann’s stunning goal kept Atletico Madrid’s Champions League hopes alive as they grabbed a vital victory over Roma. The France international crashed in a wonderful overhead kick to inspire a crucial 2-0 win over the Italians at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium. Kevin Gameiro added a late second after Bruno...

  • Will Ferrell: My sons are turning into little trial lawyers
    Will Ferrell has spoken about the challenges of parenting three young children, comparing his little boys to “trial lawyers”. The actor, who is a father to sons Magnus, Matthias and Axel with wife Viveca Paulin, said he is frequently amazed by the arguments they come up with. He told the...
  • Pharrell Williams unveils release date for NERD comeback album
    Singer Pharrell Williams has unveiled the date for his band NERD’s comeback album next month. No_One Every Really Dies will hit the shelves on December 15, marking the funk band’s first studio record in seven years, following 2010’s Nothing. The Happy singer shared a picture of the album title over...


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