Coco the cocker spaniel has been brought into hospital wards to sniff for drugs and illegal substances.
See her in action, and from her perspective, below:
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Friends of much-loved TV presenter Mike Neville paid further tributes after his fuenral in Gateshead this afternoon.
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A Sunderland MP is calling for a revamp of 'tired looking' Sunderland Railway Station, which offers a 'poor welcome' to visitors.