* Definitive multimedia updates for your newsroom

Breaking news as it happens

Lightning fast multimedia updates direct to your desktop or mobile

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 news as it breaks – in words, pictures, video, graphics and social media. And the second an update appears, it’s verified and ready for you to use.

Never miss a beat as the news develops

A customisable, user-friendly dashboard gives you a broad view of all our breaking news across News, Sport, Finance and Entertainment, or you can filter down to a specific person, place, story or topic. There’s a list of trending topics, showing the most accessed stories on PA Now, and pop-up alerts can set activated to ensure you stay right up to date.

Ready for use on your platforms

More than just a reference, everything we publish is available for you to use immediately. 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.

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Give your audience fast, accurate breaking news alerts from the UK and Ireland’s national news agency with PA Now. Build your story with all the latest words, pictures, video, graphics and social media to help you craft your fast-breaking content.

And PA Now gives you the added competitive edge with breaking news alerts and notifications - your audience can be in the know as quickly as we are.

Our News content includes:

  • UK and Ireland – with reporters, photographers and video journalists across the nation, we deliver the news as it happens.
  • 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 means your audience will never be far from the latest thrills and spills.

With a team of skilled sport journalists covering the action at home and abroad, 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 the UK 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 all the county matches every summer.
  • Rugby Union – PA has a team of highly-experienced and well-connected rugby reporters providing comprehensive coverage of the international and domestic scene.
  • Racing – our updates covering the latest stories and major meetings mean you can provide the breadth and depth of coverage your racing fans crave.



PA Now Entertainment brings the biggest stories in the world of showbiz into the spotlight. Our reputation as the UK’s national news agency means we secure some incredible exclusives for your customers. Whether it’s the announcement of the next superstar baby, an exciting new TV series or death of an acting legend, 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 audiences also have rapid, easy 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 deliver 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 chart toppers and tomorrow’s stars, both in the spotlight and backstage, our journalists pick up on the stories shaping the musical landscape.
  • Showbiz – unparalleled access to celebs and global superstars, PA will walk your audience down the world’s red carpets; breaking stories to delight your starry-eyed audiences.



PA Now Finance keeps your audience informed on the latest economic trends, personal finance, company results and financial news. Our editors are up before dawn to bring the most valuable and topical content to inform professions, businesses and the public at large.

  • City News – we cover 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 updates 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 up-to-the-minute 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 your readers informed about every development in 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 top stories


Immediate access to pictures, graphics and social media for your platform


Add multiple columns for your very own view of the day’s news


Cut out the noise and just follow the stories you want to


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