Protest against BFU this Thursday
Football fans will gather for a protest this Thursday at 5 p.m. in front of Sofia's Vasil Levski National Stadium, where the European qualifier between Bulgaria and Hungary is due to start at 7 p.m. The match will be played before empty stands on the recommendation of UEFA.
A total of 1,600 uniformed personnel will be mobilized by the Metropolitan Directorate of Internal Affairs (SDVR) to protect public order and security in Sofia during the demonstration.
The protests come after a series of defeats for the national team, which led to a wave of resignation chants in football stadiums directed at Borislav Mihaylov who has managed the BFU for 18 years.
Inflation continues to fall - to 5.8% in October
Inflation in Bulgaria continues to slow down and is now at the lowest level it has been for two years. In October, the growth of consumer prices fell to 5.8% on an annual basis compared to 6.3% the previous month, the NSI reports.
Gas for household consumers, oil and other natural oils, as well as solid fuels saw lower inflation, but still at double-digit rates compared to a year earlier, affecting the overall rate.
Automobile fuel prices have also seen decreasing inflation, likewise food price with inflation falling to single digits for the first time in months, dropping to 7.6%.
Billa to open 12 new stores in 2024
Billa Bulgaria will invest 68 million levs to open 12 new stores and revamp another 11 existing ones in 2024, the company's executive director announced today.
The chain will also invest 3 million levs in photovoltaic installations located on the roofs of five new company parking lots.
Another 30 million levs have been invested in the already launched construction of a second warehouse near Stara Zagora, the total value of which is 50 million levs.