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Happy Mondays star Bez fined for 'reckless and careless' driving of Bentley at 90mph
Bez has been fined for "reckless and careless" driving of his Bentley up to 90mph.Bez, 58, whose full name is Mark Berry, told police who tailed him for 13 minutes he thought he was being followed by "some kind of weirdo" so sped up to "get away".He was found guilty of driving without due care and attention on the M56 at Warrington Magistrates’ Court on Friday.READ MORE: Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder calls for answers following 'iffy' death of his brother PaulThe Crown Prosecution Service said he was driving his Bentley Continental car on the northbound carriageway when the offence occurred.Two police officers patrolling in an unmarked car decided to follow him after he cut across their vehicle, forcing them to brake, it was said.They witnessed the defendant undertaking other cars and driving at excessive speeds through speed restricted roadworks, the court heard.He then cut across all three lanes of the motorway, in front of a white van, to leave the motorway.At this point, police said the former Dancing on Ice star was travelling at around 85 to 90mph.The officers stopped the vehicle and spoke to Bez after following him for around 13 minutes.His reply to their query about his driving was that he thought he was being followed by "some kind of weirdo", so he had to speed up to "get away".He was charged with driving without due care and attention.
Happy Mondays - Shaun Ryder - Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder leads mourners as he carries late brother's casket at funeral - dailystar.co.uk - Manchester
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Happy Mondays' Shaun Ryder leads mourners as he carries late brother's casket at funeral
Shaun Ryder was pictured carrying his later brother Paul’s casket into his funeral service as he was laid to rest in the heart of Manchester on Thursday (August 4).The musician – who played bass guitar in the Northern rock band – sadly passed away on July 15 at the age of 58 just hours before the beloved group were due to perform on stage.His cause of death has not yet been revealed however his brother recalled how Paul complained of headaches in the hours leading up to his death.READ MORE: Tom Parker's widow Kelsey shares emotional message with fans on late singer's birthdayJust two weeks later, Shaun and his loved ones gathered at St Charles Church, Swinton to pay their final respects to the incredible musician.Before the ceremony it was clear to see Shaun was overwhelmed with emotion as he spoke fondly of his late brother to the other mourners.However, the 59-year-old – who was the frontman for the Happy Mondays – managed to flash a smile to the attendees as he led the star's close friends and family into the private service.The dad-of-one bravely carried the wooden casket on his should alongside five other pallbearers in an effort to give his younger sibling the best send-off possible.Shaun was also spotted kindly helping an older member of the family into the church as he offered her a supportive arm to hold as he guided her into the building.Rowetta – who regularly performed with the band – was also pictured outside the church talking to Mark ‘Bez’ Berry and Echo & the Bunnymen rocker Ian McCulloch who kept his black hoodie pulled up and shielded his eyes behind a pair of black sunglasses.A copy of the funeral service featured sweet photos of Paul performing on stage and hugging his loved ones in the prime of his
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