Unrequited (political) love for India, the pot paradox and what European tales to read this summer

Jul 29, 05:00 PM

For this week's bumper summer special issue episode, host Steve Anglesey is joined by journalist Rashmee Roshan Lall who discusses if the government's love of India is reciprocated and emphasises the importance of keeping your word in politics. Global editor of The Bureau of Investigative Journalism James Ball considers the issues on both sides of the Cannabis legalisation debate, commenting that liberal legalisation processes can often occur unexpectedly and suddenly. Finally, for this week's special episode Charlie Connelly introduces the Great European Lives with Charlie Connelly podcast, a teaser episode of which features at the end of this podcast, and tells listeners what European books to read on the beach this summer, even if it is in the UK. Plus, Telegraph columnist Madeline Grant, Priti Patel and Darren Grimes all feature in the Hall of Shame. Enjoyed this episode? Let us know by tweeting @TheNewEuropean