Theresa May has eschewed the strict Saudi Arabian dress code for women, instead descended the steps from her plane with her hair showing.

The Prime Minister touched down in capital Riyadh to meet the Crown Prince and other dignitaries without a headscarf, having earlier said she would be a role model for oppressed women in Saudi.

She follows in the footsteps of other political figures including Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama, in refusing to adhere to the dress code for women.

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