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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

  • WHO withdraws Robert Mugabe goodwill ambassador role
    The head of the World Health Organisation has withdrawn his appointment of Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador”. WHO director-general Tedros Ghebreyesus said he decided to rescind his appointment of Mr Mugabe, 93, after listening to the flood of outrage and concerns voiced by international leaders and health...
  • Gunman holding two members of staff hostage at Nuneaton bowling alley
    A gunman is holding two members of staff hostage at a bowling alley in Warwickshire. The public has been warned to stay away from Bermuda Park in the Midlands, which has been placed on lockdown by armed police. Chief executive of MFA Bowl Mehdi Amshar told Sky News that he...

  • Harry Kane helps himself to double against generous Liverpool
    Harry Kane capitalised on another defensive horror show from Liverpool by scoring twice for Tottenham in a ruthless 4-1 victory. Dejan Lovren was substituted after just 31 minutes at Wembley but he was not the only one guilty of kamikaze defending, with Simon Mignolet and Joel Matip both major contributors...
  • Lewis Hamilton takes Usain Bolt for a spin in Austin
    Usain Bolt is the fastest man on the planet. He has eight Olympic gold medals to prove it. But not even the Jamaican will be able to keep up with the speeds the likes of Lewis Hamilton will generate at the United States Grand Prix. The 31-year-old was in attendance...

  • Liam Payne says there is ‘no rivalry’ between One Direction stars
    Liam Payne has said there is “no rivalry” between him and his One Direction bandmates despite them pursuing their own projects. The singer and former bandmate Niall Horan have both recently released new music, with Payne unveiling new single Bedroom Floor and Horan releasing his debut solo album, Flicker. Speaking...
  • Lady Gaga shares photo of herself with five former US presidents
    Lady Gaga has shared a picture of herself posing with the five living former US presidents. Democrats Barack Obama, Bill Clinton and Jimmy Carter and Republicans George H W Bush and George W Bush appeared together for the first time since 2013 at a concert to raise money for hurricane...


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