* Definitive multimedia updates for your newsroom

Definitive multimedia updates for your newsroom

A dynamic window on every vital news story as they break and develop

Giving you a head start on every story

PA Now is the perfect solution for any newsroom that wants the very latest updates. Powered by our teams of journalists across the UK and Ireland, it provides all the key information you need to stay ahead. And the second an update appears, it’s verified and ready to use.

Navigate the top stories

A customisable, user-friendly dashboard gives you a broad view of all our breaking news, or you can filter down to a specific person, place, story or topic. And there’s also a constantly updated list of trending topics, giving you a heads up on the most accessed stories on the platform.

Ready for use on your platforms

More than just a reference, everything we publish is available for you to use right away. Each visual asset is delivered with an embed code so it can be used on a variety of platforms. Once you’ve found what you need, just click download and you will have everything you need to begin building your story.

PA Now is available for the following categories:


Give your audience fast and accurate breaking news alerts from the UK and Ireland’s national news agency with PA Now. Build your story with all the latest pieces of information as soon as PA receives it. Craft your content with our content, as a breaking news story gathers momentum expect multimedia assets such as the latest pictures, video, graphics and social media.

PA Now provides you with rapid news content and ensures you have a competitive edge with breaking news alerts and notifications; your audience is in the know as quickly as we are.

Our News content includes:

  • UK and Ireland – With reporters, photographers and video journalists across the nation, news doesn’t go unreported.
  • The top international stories – if you’re looking for an up-to-date and reliable source of breaking news from around the world, you’ll find it on PA Now



PA’s comprehensive coverage of all major sports mean that your audience will never be far from the latest news.

With a team of skilled sport journalists, all of whom have a passion for the best sports around the globe, PA Now Sport gives you a quickfire service including breaking news alerts, quick copy, tweets and images.

Some of the sports covered:

  • Football – PA brings you all the latest news of the game in Britain and further afield. We provide all the latest news, previews and reports, as well as more in-depth features
  • Cricket – We have reporters at every England game as well as reports from every county match
  • Rugby Union – PA has a team of highly experienced and well-connected rugby union reporters providing comprehensive coverage of the international and domestic scene
  • Racing – Our updates covering the breaking stories and major meetings mean you can provide the breadth and depth of coverage your racing fans would expect



PA Now Entertainment brings the biggest stories in the world of entertainment into the spotlight. Our reputation as the UK’s national news agency means we secure some incredible exclusives for your readers. Whether it’s the announcement of the next superstar baby or an exciting new TV series, it’s usually PA that breaks and builds on the story.

Our unrivalled access to performers, productions and celebrities on both sides of the Atlantic means your readers also have access to the most glamorous industry in the world.

Some of the topics covered:
  • Film – From the red carpet to the silver screen, our film writers are up-to-date, up-to-the-minute and ensure the stories we build bring engaging, exclusive content on blockbusters and indie underdogs alike
  • TV & Soaps – Bringing you the small screen’s big moments. From daily soaps to international productions
  • Music – Stories featuring today’s chat toppers and tomorrow’s stars, both on-site and backstage, our journalists pick up on the stories shaping the musical landscape
  • Showbiz – unparalleled access to British celebs and global superstars, PA will walk your audience down the world’s red carpets; breaking stories to help you engage



PA Now Finance will help keep your audience informed on the latest economic trends, personal finance and financial news. Our editors work around the clock to bring the most valuable and topical content to inform professions, businesses and conscientious casuals alike.

  • City News – Our city content covers companies, financial and currency markets and the trends influencing both business executives and the public
  • Money – You can advise and inform your readers on the latest personal finance advice with easy to comprehend data and industry news
  • Consumer – Our consumer content provides your audience with insights on how business and regulatory trends affect the general public
  • Economy – PA provides a range of stories on the vast amount of economic data released by the Bank of England, Office for National Statistics and other relevant think tanks
  • Brexit – PA will keep you your readers on top of The UK news story of the moment.



The latest alerts appear within seconds when a story breaks and you will also be able to plan coverage with regular updates on what our journalists are doing 


Quickly access the day’s breaking and top stories


Quickly access assets or code to place on your platform


Add multiple columns to view create your own view of the day


Filters enable you to only follow the stories you want to


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