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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.



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

  • In video: CCTV captures hit-and-run in Birmingham
    West Midlands Police have released CCTV footage of a BMW mounting a pavement and hitting a teenage girl before driving off. The girl, 17, was was knocked over on Bromsgrove Street in Birmingham last month and police are appealing for witnesses to come forward....
  • In video: Nigel Farage hails ‘great global revolution’ as he meets US conservatives
    The UK’s decision to leave the European Union has set in motion a movement that will sweep the world, Nigel Farage has told a US audience. Mr Farage told American conservatives “what happened in 2016 is the beginning of a great global revolution”. Speaking at the Conservative Political Action Conference,...

  • Jose Mourinho yet to decide whether Wayne Rooney starts EFL Cup final
    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has a chance of starting the EFL Cup final but Jose Mourinho insists sentiment will not play any part in his decision. The 31-year-old on Thursday put to bed speculation regarding his future for the rest of the campaign, confirming he was staying at Old...
  • Gianfranco Zola relieved after Birmingham beat Wolves
    Birmingham manager Gianfranco Zola admitted that he was relieved after his side’s 2-1 Sky Bet Championship win over Wolves at Molineux. First-half goals from Maikel Kieftenbeld and David Davis earned Birmingham only their second league win in 13 matches under the control of Zola. Birmingham had to play the final...

  • Amal Clooney debuts her baby bump on the red carpet in Paris
    The Cesar Awards – described as France’s answer to the Oscars – has launched in Paris, and it was Amal Clooney who stole the show as she highlighted her baby bump in a gorgeous white feathered gown. In her first reported public appearance since announcing her pregnancy with twins, she...
  • Coldplay confirm no concerts are planned for their Middle East trip
    Coldplay have cleared up speculation of concerts in Israel and Palestine, telling fans they are just visiting to listen and learn. Frontman Chris Martin shared a selfie of the group on their travels with a statement denying any plans to perform or sign a new contract. The post, put up...


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