++ The BM Lowdown on the current Brexit flashpoint:
Either: The people of Northern Ireland accept a hard border.
Or: The UK government accept the entire UK remains in the EU Customs Union (like Turkey, without free movement of labour).
Ultimately, the UK government does not fall ++
As expected, the island of Ireland has indeed become the thorn in Brexit's side. The DUP were unable to accept the text of the agreement, not least because they didn't receive sight of it Login or Sign up for a Premium account to read the full article.