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AP signs ITN for UK news feed

Rescue workers place the bodies of victims of an airplane crash into a waiting helicopter, in La Union, near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it's way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia's Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

Rescue workers place the bodies of victims of an airplane crash into a waiting helicopter, in La Union, near Medellin, Colombia, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016. The plane was carrying the Brazilian first division soccer club Chapecoense team that was on it’s way for a Copa Sudamericana final match against Colombia’s Atletico Nacional. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara)

ITN has announced today that The Associated Press will license ITN’s UK news coverage for inclusion in AP’s news services, which are sold to media organisations throughout the world.  The five-year deal will start from 1 January 2017 for use in AP’s global news agency services providing clients with additional depth and breadth of news coverage of UK events.

From left, Brazilian model Adriana Lima, British model Lily Donaldson, Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio, US model Taylor Hill, and US model Martha Hunt acknowledge applause during the Victoria's Secret Fashion Show inside the Grand Palais, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The pulse-quickening, celebrity-filled catwalk event of the year : the Victoria's Secret fashion show takes place in Paris with performances from Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

From left, Brazilian model Adriana Lima, British model Lily Donaldson, Brazilian model Alessandra Ambrosio, US model Taylor Hill, and US model Martha Hunt acknowledge applause during the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show inside the Grand Palais, in Paris, Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2016. The pulse-quickening, celebrity-filled catwalk event of the year : the Victoria’s Secret fashion show takes place in Paris with performances from Lady Gaga and Bruno Mars. (AP Photo/Francois Mori)

Alongside this deal, from January 2017 ITN will license a wide range of AP’s news and entertainment content across all formats. ITN will have access to all AP video, photo and text news as well as archive content, for use within its news and current affairs programming for ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. AP’s content will also be accessed by ITN Productions for inclusion in long-form programming as well as within its expanding digital production business.
AP will continue to license Sky News’ coverage, with the combined offering of ITN and Sky’s content set to provide AP’s clients with unparalleled depth on UK news stories.

A woman weeps as she walks past the monument in honor of independence hero Jose Marti while paying her respects to Fidel Castro in Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Havana's Revolution Plaza is the site of a two day tribute to Castro, who died late Friday. (AP Photo/Fernando Medina)

A woman weeps as she walks past the monument in honor of independence hero Jose Marti while paying her respects to Fidel Castro in Revolution Plaza in Havana, Cuba, Monday, Nov. 28, 2016. Havana’s Revolution Plaza is the site of a two day tribute to Castro, who died late Friday. (AP Photo/Fernando Medina)

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