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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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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

  • Burnham: PM’s £12m offer for Manchester Arena bombing costs ‘not good enough’
    Theresa May has made an offer to pay for the costs of this year’s Manchester Arena bombing which falls £5 million short of what local authorities say is needed. Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham has said the Prime Minister’s offer is “not good enough” and called on the Government to...
  • Teenager who killed Katie in ‘utter tragedy’ could be released in five years
    A teenager who killed a seven-year-old girl in a park has been told she could be released from detention after five years by a judge who said: “The utter tragedy and devastation of all this needs no emphasis. ”But Mr Justice Soole told the 16-year-old, who was 15 when she...

  • Conte wary of “very dangerous” Salah
    Antonio Conte believes Chelsea face a “very dangerous” Mohamed Salah and Liverpool on Saturday but warned they can have no excuses if they do not perform despite a trying week of travel. Salah joined Chelsea in January 2014, having impressed playing against them for Swiss side Basel. But the Egypt...
  • Pep Guardiola wary of Huddersfield after their win over Manchester United
    Pep Guardiola believes Huddersfield’s recent defeat of Manchester United serves as a good warning to his Manchester City side this weekend. But the City boss does not expect his side to need a reminder of how difficult an opponent the Terriers are. David Wagner’s then Championship outfit held City to...

  • INXS star Andrew Farriss still misses former bandmate Michael Hutchence
    INXS composer Andrew Farriss has spoken about missing his late friend and bandmate Michael Hutchence 20 years after his death. The pair worked together in the band for two decades until Hutchence committed suicide in November 1997 aged 37. Farriss told the Press Association: “Sometimes I sit here and think...
  • Miley Cyrus dismisses ‘rude’ pregnancy rumours
    Singer Miley Cyrus has hit out at pregnancy rumours, putting her pictured “bump” down to a generous portion of vegan turkey. The Younger Now star knocked back the suggestions in an Instagram story, labelling them as “rude”. Media reports emerged within hours after she posted a photo of herself posing...


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