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All eyes may be on Theresa May as she addresses the Conservative Party conference in Birmingham on Wednesday - but numerous paper's column inches are dedicated to a fellow top Tory: Boris Johnson. But as she emerged to the strains of her favourite song, Abba's Dancing Queen, she looked like she was having the time of her life.

No longer calling it "the Chequers deal" after badges bearing the slogan "chuck Chequers" have sold a job lot at the party conference, the new "free trade deal" she said, is the only way of securing a decent future. She emphasised it initially in the context of World War I commemoration, remarking that the lesson we ought to learn from that generation is "if we come together there is not limit to what we can achieve - our future is in our hands".

May has had a tough year since a disastrous 2017 conference speech, when she was her plagued by a cough and interrupted by a prankster while parts of the backdrop fell down as she was speaking.

The EU has rejected her proposed deal and demanded new ideas from Britain.

But her bid to revitalize her domestic agenda and steal the initiative from the main opposition Labour Party has been overshadowed by the party splits over Brexit. The same message was applied to several themes, which she touched upon - standing up against "Corbyn's party", defending Great Britain's national interests at home and overseas, and the country's economic recovery and prosperous future.

Despite the pressure on all sides, May has supporters in the party and Brussels who believe any alternative to her plan would make matters far worse.

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In a pitch for voters in the centre ground turned off by Corbyn's leadership and the protracted rows over anti-Semitism, she said she wanted the "decent, moderate and patriotic" Conservatives to be "a party for the whole country". Forty-eight such letters are needed to trigger a vote of confidence in the leader.

He asked Mr Zadhawi to confirm Mrs May's decision to avoid the word Chequers in her speech was not indicative of a wider plan to curry favour by dropping the word for which people hold disdain.

To standing ovations, cheers and laughter, Johnson, May's most powerful critic in her governing party, said her so-called Chequers plan to leave the European Union was a "cheat" that would leave Britain "locked in the tractor beam of Brussels".

Robert Halfon, the MP for Harlow, said he was encouraged that the prime minister appeared to have returned to some of the concerns she set out when she first arrived in Downing Street. This is what she said. "Firmness of goal, clarity and conviction - European Union friends do not underestimate!"

"It is no surprise that we have had a range of different views expressed this week", Mrs May said. "There are instances where I will see a Conservative colleague on the television saying they have written a letter to me when they haven't".

James Forsyth, political editor of the Spectator magazine and a columnist at the Sun newspaper said: "May delivers one of her best speeches, and will send activists home in better heart than they expected this morning". And that means two things.

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In a message to voters tired of belt-tightening, the PM said: "Because you made sacrifices, there are better days ahead".

May also addressed the country's housing crisis.

Second (as George Parker reports), in order to maintain the invisible Irish border, Britain will accept that goods entering Northern Ireland from Britain must meet European Union standards, with the potential for checks in the Irish Sea.

"So this is our proposal".

"Brexit" without agreement could lead to an economic recession in the Uk in 2019, warned on Thursday that british bank RBS. No taking Britain back to square one.

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