Brexit: Why is the Irish border so vexing for negotiators?

As British and EU negotiators resume marathon talks on a draft Brexit agreement, the problem of the Irish border continues to vex.

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has promised there would be no backstop, and DUP members insist that Northern Ireland go with the rest of the UK.

But EU officials say London has now made enough concessions to bring a long-sought deal within reach.

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