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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

  • Tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia after travel advice change
    UK tour operators can resume selling holidays in Tunisia for the first time since the Sousse massacre after the Government changed its travel advice. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) had advised against all but essential visits to the country for the past two years following the June 2015 beach...
  • Donald Trump bans transgender people from military
    US President Donald Trump is barring transgender people from serving in the military “in any capacity”. Mr Trump’s announcement on Twitter did not say what would happen to transgender people already in the military. The president tweeted that after consulting with “Generals and military experts”, the government “will not accept...

  • Joe Root ends disagreement with Michael Vaughan ahead of Oval Test
    Joe Root has put a line through his disagreement with Michael Vaughan as England bid to bounce back against South Africa at the Oval. England fell flat at Trent Bridge last week when they were trounced by 340 runs, in Root’s second match as captain – attracting strong and high-profile...
  • Jose Mourinho concerned over ‘dangerous’ transfer market
    Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has voiced his concern about the way clubs are “spending £30million, £40million, £50million in such an easy way. ”The 54-year-old has splashed the cash since replacing Louis van Gaal at Old Trafford in May 2016, highlighted by the £89million and £75million captures of Paul Pogba...

  • Kate Hudson reveals shaved head for film role
    Kate Hudson has shaved off her hair for a film role. The actress, who has worn her blonde hair both mid-length and long for most of her career, revealed the new buzz cut in an Instagram post. Hudson, 38, was seen on the set of her new film in a...
  • Radio 4 will not axe Saturday Review, controller says
    Radio 4’s Saturday Review arts programme will continue to stay on air following previous plans to axe it, the station’s controller has said. The news marks a turnaround on plans to cancel the discussion show, presented by Tom Sutcliffe, to make way for an extension of the regular Front Row...


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