After well over a year of negotiations between the UK and the EU it appears that a deal on the Northern Ireland Protocol is finally around the corner.
The set of post-Brexit trading rules for Northern Ireland has split political opinion since its inception in 2021.
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has been to Belfast to brief Stormont politicians on what the solution might look like.
The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) - among the protocol's most vocal critics - says progress has been made and describes this as a "big moment" in the path towards a deal. sexygame
Now the prime minister will return to the table with the EU, aiming to secure the final stages of an agreement.
So what could a deal actually look like? And will it appease those who oppose the existing set-up?