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Paul Flowers finds court locked as he arrives for drugs case

7 May 2014 Last updated at 10:15 BST

Former Co-operative Bank chairman Paul Flowers arrived at Leeds Magistrates' Court to face drug possession charges, only to find the building locked.

Mr Flowers was forced to stand on the street for five minutes surrounded by photographers and TV cameras, before the building was opened.

Once inside he pleaded guilty to drugs possession and was fined £400 and ordered to pay £125 costs.