Wires and Agencies

By Paul McNally 12 April 14:11
The photo agency that claims to be the first to have snapped Charles and Camilla together in public is celebrating its 60th anniversary - and despite falling prices and growing competition, it has its sights set on growth and expanding to new markets around the world.
By Press Gazette 04 April 12:56
A veteran Associated Press photographer has been killed and an AP reporter wounded when an Afghan policeman opened fire while they were sitting in their car in eastern Afghanistan.
By Paul McNally 27 March 16:24
The European Commission in Brussels has ruled that the French news agency AFP can continue to receive tens of millions of euros of state funding - after a four-year legal dispute with a German rival.
By Press Gazette 26 March 12:09
Investigative journalism website Exaro News has secured a nomination for this year's Orwell Prize for political writing for the first time.
By Press Gazette 24 March 9:55
Journalists in Afghanistan face increasing danger as the country's elections draw closer, the Committee to Protect Journalists has warned - after the "horrific murder" of an AFP reporter.
By Press Gazette 18 March 16:06
Picture agency NewsPics is to be wound up after being hit with a five-figure legal bill from a failed attempt to sue investigative journalism website Exaro for breach of copyright.
By Paul McNally 14 March 12:57
The head of Liverpool-based news agency Mercury Press has accused Ofcom of "losing their nerve" after the regulator rejected a bid to launch a community television station in the Welsh town of Bangor.
By Adam Gillham 10 March 13:53
Geoff Garvey, the freelance journalist who ran the Ferrari Press Agency for 30 years, has died aged 70.
Murray Craig, clerk of the Chamberlain's Court and Jonathan Grun, Press Association editor right
By Darren Boyle 21 February 16:11
Press Association editor Jonathan Grun has been made a freeman of the City of London and as a result is planning to drive a herd of sheep across London Bridge.
By Press Gazette 30 January 12:36
A journalist who has reported on Northern Ireland since the outbreak of the Troubles in August 1968 is retiring after 33 years with the Press Association.
By Dominic Ponsford 13 January 17:07
A witness in a Met Police investigation into historic allegations of child abuse claims they were approached by a Special Branch officer pretending to be Sunday People journalist.
Liberal Democrat John Hemming MP (Credit: Reuters)
By Press Association 12 January 13:17
An MP has called for a change in the way family courts and the Court of Protection are covered to allow greater access to journalists.
Porthcawl harbour, South Wales, Ben Birchall
By Emma McGarthy 08 January 12:01
Press Association photographer Ben Birchall used his experience over six years of visiting Porthcawl harbour in South Wales to capture dramatic storm images which made front pages of The Independent, Daily Mail, Times and Daily Telegraph yesterday.
PA chief reporter Ellen Branagh in Afghanistan (Credit: Ellen Branagh)
By Darren Boyle 07 January 9:26
Growing up watching Kate Adie reporting from the latest warzone was the inspiration for the Press Association’s chief reporter Ellen Branagh to want to become a journalist.
By Press Gazette 16 December 9:23
Press Association is said to have made £125m from the sale of its weather forecasting business MeteoGroup.
Press Association (Credit: Terry Freedman)
By Darren Boyle 11 December 11:15
The Press Association has opened a voluntary redundancy scheme for staff based in Britain and Ireland.
By Dominic Ponsford 15 November 11:28
A group of news agencies has settled out-of-court with a Croatian website for more than 50,000 Euros after it lifted their pictures and re-used them online without credit.
By Dominic Ponsford 30 October 9:48
Global news agency and financial information company Thomson Reuters has increased its job cuts to 5,500.
By Press Gazette 29 October 9:46
A former account manager of a press agency in east London has been ordered to pay back more than £120,000 to her former employers.
Former Conservative MP Louise Mensch (Reuters)
By Darren Boyle 18 October 8:14
A former Tory MP said any newspaper that printed topless photos of Gloria de Piero will face ‘humiliation’.

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