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Theresa May interrupted by coughing fit and prankster

A member of the audience hands a P45 form (termination of employment tax form) to Prime Minister Theresa May as she addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A member of the audience hands a P45 form (termination of employment tax form) to Prime Minister Theresa May as she addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A member of the audience hands a P45 form (termination of employment tax form) to Prime Minister Theresa May as she addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Theresa May struggles with her water after she suffered a coughing fit whilst addressing the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May struggles with her water after she suffered a coughing fit whilst addressing the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May struggles with her water after she suffered a coughing fit whilst addressing the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Theresa May wears a 'Frida Kahlo' bracelet and holds a sweet passed to her as she addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Theresa May wears a 'Frida Kahlo' bracelet and holds a sweet passed to her as she addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Theresa May wears a 'Frida Kahlo' bracelet and holds a sweet passed to her as she addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop as Theresa May addresses the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop as Theresa May addresses the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop as Theresa May addresses the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Theresa May embraces her husband Philip after addressing the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May embraces her husband Philip after addressing the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Theresa May embraces her husband Philip after addressing the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop immediately after Theresa May concluded her address. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop immediately after Theresa May concluded her address. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

The wording on a slogan is changed after letters fell away from the backdrop immediately after Theresa May concluded her address. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson speaks. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Delegates wait outside the auditorium before Theresa May makes her speech. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Delegates wait outside the auditorium before Theresa May makes her speech. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Delegates wait outside the auditorium before Theresa May makes her speech. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A delegate wears a rosette referring to Theresa May. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A delegate wears a rosette referring to Theresa May. REUTERS/Phil Noble

A delegate wears a rosette referring to Theresa May. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Television personality Bear Grylls addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Television personality Bear Grylls addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Television personality Bear Grylls addresses the Conservative Party conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Members of the audience watch Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson address the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Members of the audience watch Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson address the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Members of the audience watch Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson address the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Leader of the House of Commons Andrea Leadsom arrives. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Theresa May smiles as she listens to speeches. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Theresa May smiles as she listens to speeches. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Theresa May smiles as she listens to speeches. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins arrives dressed in a wedding dress. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins arrives dressed in a wedding dress. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Newspaper columnist Katie Hopkins arrives dressed in a wedding dress. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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People receive massages in the exhibition stalls area. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

People receive massages in the exhibition stalls area. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

People receive massages in the exhibition stalls area. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson returns from a morning run on the second day of the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson returns from a morning run on the second day of the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson returns from a morning run on the second day of the conference. REUTERS/Phil Noble
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Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave after visiting a home near the conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave after visiting a home near the conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Prime Minister Theresa May and Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond leave after visiting a home near the conference in Manchester. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives addresses the conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives addresses the conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Ruth Davidson, leader of the Scottish Conservatives addresses the conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is flanked by Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon at conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is flanked by Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon at conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is flanked by Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union David Davis and Defence Secretary Sir Michael Fallon at conference. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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A man stands on a balcony of a building decorated with EU flags overlooking the conference venue. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man stands on a balcony of a building decorated with EU flags overlooking the conference venue. REUTERS/Hannah McKay

A man stands on a balcony of a building decorated with EU flags overlooking the conference venue. REUTERS/Hannah McKay
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