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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

  • Charlie Gard’s parents return to court as judge considers baby’s future
    Charlie Gard’s parents are preparing to return to court for a hearing at which the terminally-ill baby’s future could be decided. Mr Justice Francis is set to oversee the latest stage of Chris Gard and Connie Yates’s five-month legal fight over treatment at a hearing in the Family Division of...
  • Ryanair warns of Brexit threat to Open Skies as profits soar 55% to £356m
    Low-cost carrier Ryanair has posted a jump in first-quarter profits, but again warned that Brexit could cause it to ground flights and cancel holidays unless a deal with the EU is struck. The airline posted a 13% rise in revenue to 1. 9 billion euros (£1. 7 billion) in the...

  • Football rumours from the media
    What the papers sayOne of the summer’s longest transfer sagas looks like coming to an end, as Neymar is set to stay at Barcelona. The Brazilian has been continually linked with a move to Paris St Germain but news website Sport claims that he has told team-mates Lionel Messi and...
  • Anthony Martial shines for Man Utd as they beat Real Madrid on penalties
    Anthony Martial gave Jose Mourinho a timely reminder of his undoubted quality, producing a mesmerising assist as Manchester United beat Real Madrid in a penalty shootout as hilarious as the decision to allow Ronald McDonald to lead out the sides. Just 16 days before their UEFA Super Cup meeting in...

  • Critics claiming a Jodie Whittaker backlash should ‘shut the hell up’, says Doctor Who boss
    Doctor Who boss Steven Moffat has told critics to “shut the hell up” and stop claiming there is a backlash from fans against the casting of the first female Time Lord. He also revealed to thousands of fans at Comic-Con San Diego on Sunday the details of a Christmas special...
  • One couple to be crowned winners of Love Island as series ends
    Four couples will battle it out to be crowned the winners of Love Island in Monday night’s final. The popular ITV2 programme, which has frequently drawn in about two million viewers per episode during its seven-week run, will culminate with the reveal of the most popular couple as voted for...


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