There's panic in the air now as no-one can agree how resolve the tensions in Northern Ireland.
The prime minister said the government "will always keep the door wide open" to talks, but must protect the interests of ordinary people.
The business secretary said the government can act "unilaterally" to preserve peace in Northern Ireland.
Assembly unable to function amid fall-out from post-Brexit trading arrangement.
European Commission vice-president Maros Sefcovic said the bloc was "united" in its opposition to the UK position.
It looks like this controversial part of the Brexit arrangements is about to return the mainstream.
Dropping checks on some goods entering the UK from the EU raises questions over the deal.
The cost of a pint of milk could be about to rise by 50%.