NI Protocol

Daniel Murray: Sunak's greater challenge lies in persuading the DUP and Eurosceptic Tories to sign up to any protocol deal

As an agreement over the contentious Northern Ireland Protocol appears to draw near, our political correspondent explores the hurdles the British prime minister must overcome to put an end to a three-year ordeal

Rishi Sunak: the British prime minister is expected to announce a deal on the Northern Ireland protocol within days

Last week began with a flurry of political activity suggesting a deal on the Northern Ireland protocol was about to be announced. While those expectations were dampened as the week progressed, they have been rekindled this weekend, with speculation that Rishi Sunak, the British prime minister, is preparing to announce a deal as early as tomorrow.

If he does, it will be the end of a three-year ordeal since Britain officially left the EU, and ...