Thousands protest in Bulgaria against high fuel prices, car taxes

Protesters take part in a demonstration over fuel prices, tax hikes on old cars and expected increases of car insurance in Sofia, Bulgaria, November 11, 2018. REUTERS/Dimitar Kyosemarliev

SOFIA (Reuters) – Thousands of Bulgarians blocked major highways and roads in the Balkan country on Sunday in protest at higher fuel prices, tax increases for older, more polluting cars and an expected increase in car insurance premiums. Over 2,000 people waving national flags marched in central Sofia chanting “Mafia” and “Rubbish”, frustrated with the […]

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