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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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PR & Industry Monitoring


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PA’s latest stories

  • What the papers say – December 13
    The story of a baby born with her heart outside her body is one of the top stories in Wednesday’s papers – along with snaps from the latest Star Wars premiere and tales on fuel prices. Both The Sun and the Daily Mirror carry the story of Vanellope Hope Wilkins who was due on Christmas Eve before...
  • Grenfell Tower nightmare ‘getting darker every day’
    A woman who lost two family members in the Grenfell Tower fire has described the situation half a year on as a nightmare which “seems to be getting darker every day”. Clarrie Mendy, whose cousin Mary Mendy and her daughter Khadija Saye died in the fire, said there would be no...

  • Willian stars for Chelsea as they impress against Huddersfield
    Willian scored one and made two others as Chelsea finally turned in a display worthy of Premier League champions to win 3-1 at Huddersfield. Chelsea boss Antonio Conte declared his side’s title defence was over after Saturday’s defeat at West Ham, but his players responded to a man as goals...
  • Late goals lift Crystal Palace out of relegation zone
    Crystal Palace climbed out of the Premier League’s bottom three after completing their recovery from a goal down in stoppage time to earn a vital 2-1 victory over Watford’s 10 men. At kick-off they remained 20th and desperate for all three points, but in a disastrous start their lack of...

  • Hundreds of UK cinemas to screen Star Wars: The Last Jedi from midnight
    Hundreds of UK cinemas will open late into the night as they welcome fans to the first public screenings of Star Wars: The Last Jedi. The latest and hotly-anticipated instalment of the historic sci-fi franchise will be officially released from midnight on Thursday morning, featuring original Star Wars actor Mark...
  • Mark Hamill says Carrie Fisher’s death still feels like ‘elaborate prank’
    Star Wars actor Mark Hamill has said the death of his co-star Carrie Fisher still feels like an “elaborate prank”. The pair – who played brother and sister duo Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia Organa in the original 1970s and 1980s trilogy – reprised their characters in latest instalment Star...


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