British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has at last tabled a formal proposal to replace the much-maligned British-Irish border backstop. In his letter to Jean Claude Juncker, Mr Johnson set out his vision of how the UK can leave the European Union without undermining the Good Friday Agreement.
I don’t know what Leo Varadkar is talking about when he’s commenting on the border, he obviously doesn’t travel between the Republic of Ireland or Northern Ireland to mainland Britain very often, because there is a border.
I grew up near Ireland’s border when it was a hard border, though we had yet to learn the term. The border was guarded with customs posts and military fortifications, and often there were searches and questions, writes
European Union negotiators have put forward a tentative Brexit plan to avoid a hard border and to give Britain stronger guarantees that a customs border would not be needed along the Irish Sea, according to the Financial Times.