Those arrested await their court appearance in Albufeira
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'Bingo-for-biscuits' Britons fined in Portugal

Twenty-eight UK expats and holiday-makers have been fined after police in Portugal swooped on a bar where a game of bingo was being played for biscuits.

Landlady Marianne Pittaway, from North Yorkshire, was fined 700 euros (£595) for hosting the game at The Yorkshire Tavern in Albufeira, on Friday night.

Ms Pittaway, 34, also received a four-month suspended prison sentence.

Peter Marshall reports.

  • 24 Jun 2013
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