From the title of George Clarke’s Council House Scandal (Channel 4, Wednesdays, 9pm), you might have thought the genial self-build botherer was setting himself up as a slum landlord. However, it became clear the Mackem Frank Lloyd Wright was on a different mission.
Suspected murderers, sex offenders and drugs traffickers are among just 11 fugitives - including four from the north west - left on the run in a campaign that has seen 84 offenders already caught across Europe.
Changes being made by rail companies from next week will mean jargon has been slashed on tickets for over a million routes, which bosses say will make it easier for passengers to buy and use the right ticket.
One of the biggest hits for the BBC last year was Welsh-noir thriller Keeping Faith (BBC1, Tuesdays, 9pm), which showcased the brilliant Eve Myles, a beautiful corner of south Wales and bright yellow macs.
My wife and I honeymooned in Rome, and while we were there, we decided to do one of those honeymoon-y things and have a hot chocolate – well, it was October – on a cafe terrace in the beautiful Piazza Navona.