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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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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

  • What the papers say – November 20
    Robert Mugabe’s refusal to stand down as president of Zimbabwe despite being removed as leader of the ruling Zanu-PF party receives widespread coverage in Monday’s papers. A possible concession by the Government on the cost of leaving the EU also features prominently, as do the Queen and Duke of Edinburgh’s...
  • Zimbabwe president defies mounting pressure to leave office
    Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe has defied calls to quit, saying he will preside over a ruling party congress in December in an announcement that could trigger impeachment proceedings this week and more protests demanding his ouster. In a televised address, 93-year-old Mr Mugabe acknowledged what he said were “a whole...

  • Grigor Dimitrov targets grand slam after winning ATP Finals
    Grigor Dimitrov claimed the biggest title of his career by beating David Goffin at the ATP Finals – and now has his sights set on winning a grand slam. For years Dimitrov has struggled to deliver on his supreme technical talent but the Bulgarian may finally be living up to...
  • Case Keenum inspires the Minnesota Vikings to victory over the Rams
    Case Keenum threw for 280 yards and a touchdown as the Minnesota Vikings improved their record to 8-2 after beating the Los Angeles Rams 24-7. Latavius Murray’s second rushing touchdown of the game from two yards broke a 7-7 tie 45 seconds into the fourth quarter. Adam Thielen finished the...

  • Showbiz AMAs
    Selena Gomez has returned to the stage at the AMAs with her first live performance since she had a kidney transplant. The 25-year-old performed a dramatic rendition of Wolves after returning from illness. Introducing Gomez to the stage, musician Julia Michaels called her “one of the most incredible women I...
  • Jeffrey Tambor considers Transparent exit after sexual harassment allegations
    Jeffrey Tambor is considering quitting Transparent in the wake of two sexual harassment allegations made against him. The actor, who has won two Emmys starring as a transgender woman in the Amazon series, said on Sunday that he cannot see a way to return “given the politicised atmosphere that seems...


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