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May is not considering resigning after ruined speech, Sky says
October 5, 2017 / 7:59 AM / in 17 days

May is not considering resigning after ruined speech, Sky says

LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May is not considering resigning, Sky news reported on Thursday, citing her Downing Street office.

The wording on a slogan is changed after a letter fell away from the backdrop as Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May addresses the Conservative Party conference in Manchester, October 4, 2017. REUTERS/Phil Noble

“Downing Street: Resignation is not an issue,” Sky said on its screen.

A spokesman for PM May did not comment on the report. A spokesman for the Conservative Party did not comment.

May’s bid to reassert her dwindling authority was ruined on Wednesday when her keynote speech was interrupted by repeated coughing fits, a prankster, and even letters of her slogan falling off the set behind her.

Reporting by Guy Faulconbridge; editing by Kate Holton

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