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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

  • Motorists warned of havoc on roads as snow and ice hit Monday morning commute
    Motorists are being warned of havoc on the roads on Monday as snow turns into ice following a weekend wintry blast. Hundreds of schools are due to be closed at the start of the working week following a cold night which saw temperatures drop as low as -11. 6C (11F)...
  • Jeremy Corbyn demands ‘answers’ and ‘action’ over Grenfell Tower tragedy
    The Government is “failing” Grenfell Tower survivors by leaving many homeless and without faith in the public inquiry six months on, Labour has warned. Jeremy Corbyn demanded action from the Prime Minister after it emerged more than 100 households that escaped the blaze were facing Christmas in hotels. Only 42...

  • Wayne Rooney’s penalty earns a point for Everton at Liverpool
    Wayne Rooney’s first Merseyside derby goal earned Everton a 1-1 draw at Anfield as Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp’s selection gamble backfired. It was a moment the 32-year-old had dreamed about ever since making his Toffees debut way back in August 2002 but, having had to wait after more than a...
  • Premier League leaders Manchester City open up 11-point gap after derby triumph
    Runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City opened up an eye-watering double-digit lead over rivals Manchester United after Nicolas Otamendi fired Pep Guardiola’s men to derby victory. The much-anticipated 175th Manchester derby was comfortably the biggest game of the Premier League season, such was the need for Jose Mourinho’s Reds to...

  • Ashes of late soap star Jean Alexander scattered at beauty spot
    The ashes of Jean Alexander – Coronation Street’s Hilda Ogden – have been scattered at a beauty spot. The actress died in 2016, three days after turning 90. Her ashes and those of her beloved brother, Kenneth Hodgkinson, who died in October, aged 92, were scattered near Grasmere in the...
  • Queens of the Stone Age frontman Josh Homme apologises as photographer ‘kicked’
    Queens of the Stone Age guitarist and singer Josh Homme has apologised after a female photographer said she was kicked during a concert. Chelsea Lauren posted a video to Instagram which appears to show Homme performing and striking a woman holding a camera with his foot. She wrote: “Thanks to...


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