A lorry passes a sign on a main road outside Newry, Northern Ireland, on November 14, 2018 pointing towards an old customs and excise station near the border between Northern Ireland and Ireland. - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her anguished divorce deal with the European Union before rowdy lawmakers on Wednesday before  trying to win the backing of her splintered cabinet with the so-called "Irish backstop" arrangement to guard against the imposition of a hard border between Ireland and Northern Ireland one of the contentious issues, according to reports. (Photo by Paul FAITH / AFP)        (Photo credit should read PAUL FAITH/AFP/Getty Images)