Britain will hold its first December election in almost a century after Prime Minister Boris Johnson finally won parliamentary approval for a gamble on a snap ballot that he hopes will break the deadlock over Brexit.
A no-deal Brexit would be a failure that both the British and Irish governments would be responsible for, Boris Johnson has said.
The Tory party has "failed" the UK and a general election is the "change of direction the country needs", Jeremy Corbyn has said.
Spain's prime minister faced an onslaught of criticism Monday from his right-wing rivals over Catalonia's secession crisis in a testy four-way debate ahead of elections, while he warned them against cozying up to the far-right.
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has called a snap general election for 28 April, after Catalan nationalist MPs withdrew support for the Socialist government's budget.