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Image caption ENA in Strasbourg is an incubator for France's top talent. For France's intellectual crème de la crème a place at the elite Ecole Nationale d'Administration (ENA) is coveted above all others. The school has long selected and trained leaders, including former presidents François Hollande and Jacques Chirac, Orange CEO Stéphane Richard and foreign presidents. Many try repeatedly to pass ENA's notoriously tough entrance exams, so desperate are they to get in. But the Strasbourg school's most powerful ex-pupil is reportedly turning against it. Determined to quell the gilets jaunes ("yellow vest") protest movement, President Emmanuel Macron has proposed abolishing ENA, according t... Full story

21 April