Negotiations between the UK government and the DUP are in their final phases and in a positive space.
Why it matters
The outcome of the negotiations will have significant implications for post-Brexit trading arrangements and the stability of the Northern Ireland Assembly.
What the papers say
The Independent reports that goods are flowing smoothly into Northern Ireland following the introduction of key provisions of the Windsor Framework. The Times provides a different perspective, highlighting the ongoing negotiations between the UK government and the DUP over post-Brexit trading arrangements in Northern Ireland.
How we got here
The Windsor Framework deal was struck by the EU and the UK earlier this year to reform the post-Brexit Northern Ireland Protocol, which created internal UK trade barriers and led to the DUP collapsing the Stormont Assembly.
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