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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

  • Bomb explodes near Bogota bullring, injuring 26
    A home-made bomb exploded near Bogota’s bullring on Sunday, injuring two dozen police officers and two civilians, Colombian authorities said. The explosive device, which shattered windows in nearby apartment buildings, appeared to have been left in a sewer outside a new youth hostel popular with foreign backpackers. It was detonated...
  • Ex-boxer Michael Watson urges witnesses to come forward after ‘car-jacking’
    Former boxer Michael Watson has appealed for witnesses after he was involved in a “very frightening, violent situation” during a suspected car-jacking. The 51-year-old, left partially disabled after suffering a near-fatal brain injury during a WBO super-middleweight title clash with Chris Eubank in 1991, was attacked with friend Lennard Ballack...

  • Arsene Wenger determined to be pitch perfect to avoid FA Cup upset
    Arsene Wenger had his Arsenal stars training on an artificial pitch as they prepare for their FA Cup fifth-round tie at non-league Sutton on Monday. The under-fire Frenchman has taken no risks in readying his players for a game which they are expected to win, but where the consequences of...
  • RFL ready for advanced talks with NRL over format of 2018 World Club Series
    The Rugby Football League is to step up plans for the 2018 World Club Series following an unexpected 2-0 series victory for Super League. Wigan followed up Warrington’s 27-18 win over Brisbane on Saturday night with an equally impressive 22-6 demolition of NRL champions Cronulla on Sunday afternoon to turn...

  • People couldn’t stop complaining about the husky voices in the first episode of SS-GB
    The first of a five-part series imagining London if the Nazis had won the Battle Of Britain began and expectations were high. American actress Kate Bosworth stars in the big-budget historical drama, based on the novel by Len Deighton and adapted for the screen by the Bafta-winning writers behind Spectre...
  • Here’s the full list of winners at WhatsOnStage Awards
    Harry Potter And The Cursed Child has triumphed at the WhatsOnStage Awards – winning eight of its 11 nominations. Here is a full list of the winners:The WhatsOnStage Award for Best Actor in a Play goes to Jamie Parker for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child #WOSAwards pic. twitter. com/CLZJMuJRbG—...


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