BENIDORM: The Little Britannia bar where Tracey Walker refused to take down her Union Jack bunting (credit: the Sun)

A BRITISH expat has been threatened by police with an €800 fine for not taking down the Union Jack bunting at her ‘Little Britannia’ bar in Spain.

Tracey Walker, 54, from Bradford, and her customers told the Sun that her business in Benidorm was under threat, due to the anti-UK sentiment surrounding Brexit.

“It is a British bar so what harm are some flags doing promoting my business?” she said.

EXPAT: Tracey Walker is outraged at a fine for hanging Union Jack bunting at her bar in Spain

“I wonder if they’d do the same if the flags were Spanish?”

Police even threatened to double the fine to €1,600 when Tracey refused to take down the flags at the bar in the city’s old town.

The Yorkshire woman says her bunting has been up for two years and that now she is hiring a solicitor to fight the fines.

One of Tracey’s regulars also told the Sun: “There’s real concern that local bigwigs have ordered a crackdown on Brit bars.

“There’s not a lot of love lost for Brits in Europe right now, and this could be Benidorm officials giving Brits a kicking in their own way,” they added.

The bunting has been taken down, while Tracey looks to overturn the ban.

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