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Breaking news as it happens

Lightning fast multimedia updates direct to your desktop or mobile

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. Every update has been verified by PA, so the second it appears it’s ready for you to use.

Every development as it happens

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 stories with the most recent updates, and pop-up alerts can be activated to ensure you stay right up to date.

Ready for use on your platforms

Once you’ve found what you need you can copy the text straight to your editing system, download relevant pictures and access the embed code for social media posts. You will then have everything you need to begin building your story on any platform.

PA Now is available for the following categories:

News

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.

 

Sport

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.

Highlights include:

  • 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.
  • Other sports with detailed coverage from the UK and abroad include Formula One, Tennis, Golf, Boxing and Snooker.

 

Entertainment

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 writers are in the know 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.

 

Finance

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’s departure from the EU.

 

Features

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 

TODAY'S STORIES

Quickly access the day’s top stories

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

NOTIFICATIONS

Use notifications to get an alert whenever there's a new post in a chosen column

EASY FILTERING

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

Features

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 

TODAY’S STORIES
Quickly access the day’s top stories

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

NOTIFICATIONS
Use notifications to get an alert whenever there’s a new post in a chosen column

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

 

Providing you all the news as it breaks through:

ALERTS & ADVISORIES

The latest alerts appear within seconds when a story breaks, followed by quickfire updates as it develops. You will also be able to plan coverage with regular updates on what our journalists are preparing.

KEY QUOTES

Receive rapid comments from the people at the heart of a story, in quick, easy to consume chunks

IMAGES & GRAPHICS

Be the first to see what our award-winning photographers are capturing at the scene, as well as receiving graphics direct from our designers and data journalists.

VERIFIED SOCIAL MEDIA

Our social media team will be finding the key social reaction and posting the best as soon as it’s verified

Providing you all the news as it breaks through:

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