A bomb dropped and photographed from a US light bomber aircraft over North Vietnam in 1972 or 1973.
A bomb dropped and photographed from a US light bomber aircraft over North Vietnam in 1972 or 1973.

Here we go! The first edition of the notification.

After the war, I started working as a scrap collector and found many types of explosives. Back in 1975, when I was 20, I would find bigger explosives with metal detectors and sell them.

Read more: Nadine Dorries’ constituents aren’t happy (allegedly)

Ho Sy Bay, who lives in Quảng Trị province in the North Central Coast region of Vietnam, spoke to Al Jazeera about the material afterlife of the Vietnam War. The Mines Advisory Group, a UK-based NGO whose work in Vietnam is partly funded by the US State Department and the Japanese government, says it cleared 17,261 of them in 2021 alone.

It’s been quite surprising how many people say, ‘we never see her here,’ or ‘she’s never done anything for this area.’ We’re also getting lots of people who are angry at being left in limbo by her failure to resign.

An “opposition campaigner” in former Culture Secretary Nadine Dorries’ Mid Bedfordshire constituency spoke to Guardian deputy political editor Peter Walker. Dorries announced on Friday 9 June that she would resign “with immediate effect,” but says she is waiting for more information about why she wasn’t awarded a peerage before triggering the byelection process.

Civic Engineers found there was a lot of embodied carbon in the services and infrastructure. We started to read into the street pattern to see what we could use while creating a really good place in terms of parks and play and communal courtyards.

The Developer’s Simon Aldous interviewed Linda Thiel, Director at the London studio of the architectural practice White Arkitekter, about a regeneration project on the Gascoigne estate in Barking, East London. She said refurbishing the existing blocks rather than demolishing and rebuilding them would both reuse existing building materials and prevent further evictions.

Also, an Al Jazeera report on unexploded American munitions in central Vietnam.

Tuesday 27th June 2023