: Right, so both the EU and UK sides have said a
: hard border between Northern and Southern
: Ireland is unacceptable. Great. So the
: options are as follows :
: (a) a "technological solution".
: Sounds ace. Is microchipping every car on
: the island and expecting everyone to
: voluntarily declare everything they carry
: across the border workable?
: (b) "regulatory alignment".
: Effectively staying in the customs union.
: For the whole of the UK, because the DUP
: have vetoed a NI only option. So either the
: EU back down or the arch-Brexiteers have to
: accept close ties to the EU.
: (C) a hard border between the North and the
: I can't see any other way, or how any of the
: 3 scenarios I have suggested will prove
: What do others think?