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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

  • Man faces court accused of punching House of Lords doorkeeper
    A man has appeared in court accused of breaking the chain on a ceremonial jacket of a House of Lords doorkeeper and punching him in the face. Benjamin Fordham was arrested after a disturbance near the chamber’s public gallery on December 8. The 24-year-old, from Vauxhall, south-west London, is charged...
  • Unilever offloads spreads business to private equity firm KKR
    Private equity firm KKR has emerged victorious in a three-way battle for Unilever’s spreads business, striking a 6. 8 billion euro (£6 billion) deal to buy the under-performing operation in charge of Flora and I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter. The US fund said the group of brands had a...

  • Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola: We can still do much, much better
    Pep Guardiola insists his Manchester City team can get even better despite sweeping almost all comers aside this season. City are 11 points clear at the top of the Premier League after winning their last 15 games, a record in the English top flight. Plaudits have poured in for the...
  • Mauricio Pochettino understands more star players may want to leave Tottenham
    Mauricio Pochettino accepts more of Tottenham’s star players may look to follow Kyle Walker’s example by leaving the club to win trophies. But Pochettino stressed Spurs sanction sales on their own terms, with Walker only allowed to join Manchester City for a hefty £52million last summer. We have reached agreement...

  • Mira Sorvino responds after Sir Peter Jackson confirms Weinstein smear campaign
    Mira Sorvino has revealed she “burst out crying” after Sir Peter Jackson alleged disgraced movie mogul Harvey Weinstein orchestrated a smear campaign against her. The Oscar-winning actress said the Lord Of The Rings director’s comments confirmed her belief that Weinstein derailed her career after she rejected his advances in a...
  • Katie Piper says ‘family is complete’ as she welcomes second child
    Katie Piper has said she is “blessed” after welcoming her second child with husband Richard Sutton, a daughter. The TV presenter, author and charity campaigner, who survived an acid attack nearly 10 years ago, shared the news on Instagram. She wrote: “We’ve been blessed with the safe arrival of a...


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