Theresa may to call snap election.............
UK Prime Minister Theresa May has announced plans to call a snap general election on 8 June.
She said Britain needed certainty, stability and strong leadership following the EU referendum.
Explaining the decision, Mrs May said: "The country is coming together but Westminster is not."
There will be a vote in the House of Commons on Wednesday to approve the election plan - the Labour opposition party it will vote in favour.
The prime minister needs two thirds of MPs to vote in favour to hold a vote before the next scheduled election date of 2020.
Explaining her change of heart on an early election, Mrs May said: "I have concluded the only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election."