Watch: Britain's new Thatcher - Theresa May launches PM bid

How ironic, you may think, that talk of Tory leadership hopeful Theresa May in recent years has so often been prefaced by observations about her shoes. The fact is that the UK's longest-serving Home Secretary for more than a century, one of only two women - Margaret Thatcher the other - to hold one of the four great offices of state, is a surprisingly un-showy figure.

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