Exclusive lifestyle content from PA's specialist journalists

Outstanding lifestyle content

PA’s Lifestyle team has unrivalled celebrity and events access, cutting-edge subject knowledge, social media expertise – and we’re based in the heart of the newsroom.

 

This allows us to create high-value, topical and extremely shareable digital content. Our ready-to-publish articles are accompanied by quality images, social embeds and video.

 

We deliver fast reactive pieces, quizzes, Q&As, interviews, insider tips and confessions from the stars, video-led features, social media reaction stories, how-tos, thought-provoking opinion pieces, funny lists and more.

 

Constantly updated, always on trend – PA’s lifestyle content offers a simple, cost-effective way of captivating your readers.

  • Celebs On Sandwiches is the food and celebrity mash-up you need to follow on Instagram
    An artist has built an unlikely legion of fans with his portraits of sports stars, actors, musicians and politicians on sandwiches. The Celebs on Sandwiches Instagram account was set up by thirty-year-old director and artist Jeff McCarthy. He started the account when he drew his first portrait featuring Master Of...
  • Denise Lewis: Let’s get the nation’s kids more active
    After helping present the BBC coverage of the World Athletics Championships, former heptathlete Denise Lewis has turned her attention to something even more important – getting the nation’s children active. The Olympic gold medallist has joined forces with Change4Life, Sport England and Disney to encourage kids to try 10 Minute...
  • 5 minutes with Tom Simmons: the MasterChef star talks Welsh produce and what’s in his cupboard
    Tom Simmons was the youngest competitor to reach the quarter-finals of MasterChef: The Professionals in 2011. He’s spent the past 20 years cooking in Wales and working alongside the likes of Michelin-starred chefs Tom Aikens and Mark Sargeant. Now he’s set up his eponymous first restaurant, with girlfriend Lois Thomas,...
  • You won’t believe how this male blogger used make-up to transform himself into Emma Watson
    We’re well aware of how the power of make-up can transform us in the mornings but nothing quite lives up to this blogger’s Emma Watson makeover. Paolo Ballesteros, a Filipino actor and TV host, shared a picture of himself dolled up as the Harry Potter star and people’s minds were...
  • Rebecca Adlington: ‘I suffered with bladder weakness after giving birth’
    She may have two Olympic gold medals under her belt, but that doesn’t mean Rebecca Adlington was immune to the physical challenges and changes pregnancy can bring. “As many women do, I suffered from a bit of bladder weakness after giving birth to Summer,” says the 28-year-old. “So I know...
  • 3 things you can do now to save the planet, by Al Gore
    Climate change is very real and former vice president-turned-green campaigner Al Gore wants everyone to know it. But he’s also feeling positive that we’re on the road to fixing global warming. As his documentary An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power lands in cinemas, he says: “In my view, the world is...

Five key areas are covered:

Travel

Our specialist journalists travel the world, gathering detailed local knowledge, so our destination guides and themed round-ups are packed with insightful tips and colour. We also offer topical pieces, often linked to celebrity holidays or TV shows. Our advice is from leading travel experts or the stars. Fun pieces keep our content lively, while our quizzes are an irresistible challenge!

  • 9 things you learn from going on holiday with your grandparents as an adult
    What do you do if you’re single, none of your friends have enough money for a sneaky city break and you’re not sure you’re ready to travel alone? You could always crash your grandparents’ holiday…Earlier this summer, I went to Venice with my granddad, Gerry, 77, and nannie, Pat, 76....

Travel

Our specialist journalists travel the world, gathering detailed local knowledge, so our destination guides and themed round-ups are packed with insightful tips and colour. We also offer topical pieces, often linked to celebrity holidays or TV shows. Our advice is from leading travel experts or the stars. Fun pieces keep our content lively, while our quizzes are an irresistible challenge!

  • 9 things you’ve always wanted to ask about intimate waxing
    Lying down on a bed in a salon, in front of a beautician you may have never met before, half naked – and anxious about the amount of pain you’re about to experience, while your pubic hair is ripped from your skin – is not exactly a joyful experience for most...

Fashion & beauty

Stay on trend with our stunning fashion and beauty features, based on up-to-the-minute ideas from the industry’s most famous designers and experts. Celebrity get-the looks and beauty confessions, step-by-step video guides and shopping round-ups, newsy pieces and analysis of the trends from the glitziest events, will keep your readers at the forefront of fashion.

Fashion & beauty

Stay on trend with our stunning fashion and beauty features, based on up-to-the-minute ideas from the industry’s most famous designers and experts. Celebrity get-the looks and beauty confessions, step-by-step video guides and shopping round-ups, newsy pieces and analysis of the trends from the glitziest events, will keep your readers at the forefront of fashion.

Food & drink

Talking to the world’s top chefs as well as the hottest rising talent and bloggers, PA provides must-read food and drink content. We have new ideas, recipes, how-to videos and tips from leading restaurants, plus advice from our resident wine and spirits writer. Our social media reactive pieces will keep your readers amused – and bang up-to-date on what’s happening in the food world right now.

  • Here’s what one portion of your five-a-day actually looks like
    You may think that you’re a pro at ensuring you eat your 5 a day, but it turns out what counts as a portion varies widely depending on the colour of the fruit or veg you’re chomping on. BBC Good Food magazine have released six nifty info graphics – yellow,...

Food & drink

Talking to the world’s top chefs as well as the hottest rising talent and bloggers, PA provides must-read food and drink content. We have new ideas, recipes, how-to videos and tips from leading restaurants, plus advice from our resident wine and spirits writer. Our social media reactive pieces will keep your readers amused – and bang up-to-date on what’s happening in the food world right now.

  • Plus size model and body-positive hero Iskra Lawrence is launching a health and wellbeing platform
    Iskra Lawrence has been championing body diversity ever since she was dropped from a modelling agency for being “too big” age 15. The joke is on them of course, because now she’s a hugely successful model, and hasn’t had to change a thing. Over the years she’s fought to change...

Health & wellbeing

Olympic heroes, the UK’s best-known personal trainers, leading doctors and renowned psychologists are all on hand to help us provide inspiring wellbeing advice. Showbiz stars tell us their health, wellness and body-confidence secrets. Our expert journalists are on top of the latest health news and trending stories on social media. Every piece we write is trustworthy. And we know how to make health writing fun too!

Health & wellbeing

Olympic heroes, the UK’s best-known personal trainers, leading doctors and renowned psychologists are all on hand to help us provide inspiring wellbeing advice. Showbiz stars tell us their health, wellness and body-confidence secrets. Our expert journalists are on top of the latest health news and trending stories on social media. Every piece we write is trustworthy. And we know how to make health writing fun too!

Life

Here’s where we tackle all the key issues – relationships (and how to find and keep them), friendships, careers, parenting (both the ups and downs). We’re opinionated and real, so your readers will instantly connect with what we are talking about. Of course, celebrities give us their insights and innermost thoughts too. Plus, there are lots of practical home and finance how-tos in this channel to keep your readers’ lives on track.

  • A-level results: Why your first choice uni might still accept you, even if you missed the grades
    If you (or your son or daughter) are opening A-level results today, to discover whether or not two years of hard work has earned a place at your chosen university, it’s bound to be a nerve-racking time. So, what if it hasn’t exactly gone to plan? Your grades are lower...

Life

Here’s where we tackle all the key issues – relationships (and how to find and keep them), friendships, careers, parenting (both the ups and downs). We’re opinionated and real, so your readers will instantly connect with what we are talking about. Of course, celebrities give us their insights and innermost thoughts too. Plus, there are lots of practical home and finance how-tos in this channel to keep your readers’ lives on track.

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