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1 hour, 40 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 06 November 2012

The big day in US politics is finally here after months of battling it out between current American President, Democrat president Barack Obama and his rival for the post, Republican Mitt Romney. If you had a vote, who would win it?

Teaching union the EIS have warned against the mandatory Scottish question in Higher English exams proposed by the Scottish Government. In January Education Secretary, Mike Russell, announced that from 2014/15 candidates will have to answer at least one questions on a Scottish novel, play or poem in the hope young Scots grow up with an understanding of their cultural and literary heritage. But the union said it will only encourage teachers to "teach to the test" and Scottish author Ronald Frame has said he is "uncomfortable with the notion of quantative easing in literary matters". Kaye asks what you think, should Scottish literature be a mandatory part of the English curriculum in schools?

And Sharon Osbourne has opted for a double mastectomy after learning she carries a gene which increases the risk of developing breast cancer. She said after having beaten colon cancer a decade ago she didn't want to go through it all again and decided to have both breasts removed. Kaye speaks to someone who has had a preventative double mastectomy to hear how they came to that decision.

Call 0500 92 95 00, text 80295 or email callkaye@bbc.co.uk.


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