Danilo Turk

Slovenia’s president Danilo Turk has become the latest European politician to be voted out of office amid tension over the handling of the eurozone crisis.

Turk was defeated in Sunday’s presidential election by the opposition candidate Borut Pahor, the former prime minister, who followed his surprising lead in the first round with a sweeping victory in the second, taking 67 per cent of the vote against Turk’s 32 per cent. Read more