Quiz: Can you solve the Brexit border paradox?

A new graphic puzzle has been making the rounds on social media as the Northern Irish border with the Republic dominates news headlines.

Last week Ireland’s Prime Minister warned that his government will not accept a physical border between Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit, calling for the commitment to be written into the first phase of exit talks.

However, that presents a problem.

If Brexit is to be fulfilled then some sort of border must exist between Northern Ireland and Ireland, although no border should exist between Northern Ireland and the rest of Britain and between Ireland and France.

In what looks to be a modern-day equivilent of the chicken, fox and grain paradox, this has got quite a few people scratching their heads on social media.

See if you can work it out below:


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