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PM leads national anthem rendition at Itay holiday hotel

Theresa May led a stirring rendition of the national anthem at the Italian hotel where she has been on holiday.

The Prime Minister and husband Philip stood with dozens of guests for the spontaneous singalong after a pianist started playing it in the bar.

The Mays spent five days at the luxury Villa Cortine Palace Hotel in Sirmione last week, as they went on a walking tour of Lombardy. 

Theresa May and husband Philip were holidaying in Sirmione near Lake Garda last week

Theresa May and husband Philip were holidaying in Sirmione near Lake Garda last week

The dining room at the Villa Cortine Palace Hotel, a favourite destination for the Mays

The dining room at the Villa Cortine Palace Hotel, a favourite destination for the Mays

Downing Street confirmed she was so delighted by the gesture that she presented pianist Davide Foroni with a pair of No10 cuff-links.

Mr Foroni said the whole room had applauded after the anthem.

'When I saw her in the bar I just thought, 'I have to play God Save The Queen',' he told The Sun.

'As soon as the first notes

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