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WITH the prospect of popular choc treats being cut to less than 100 calories, what would your favourite look like if it had to match the figure?

Maltesers lovers would see a pack of 18 — currently 186 calories — reduce by HALF.

11Confectionery brands will have to reduce the bars to below 100 calories after Boris Johnson vowed to crack down on obesityCredit: Oliver Dixon - The Sun

Curly Wurly, Fudge and Chomp are among those to be slimmed down after PM Boris Johnson vowed to crack down on obesity, calling Brits “considerably fatter” than other Europeans.

The bars’ maker Mondelez, which owns Cadbury, has said recipes will not change, meaning the products will have to get smaller.

Here is how much some of your normal-sized favourite treats would have to shrink to be under 100 calories . . .

Twix 11Twix bars would reduce their amount to just one and it'd be smaller than the original Curly Wurly 11Curly Wurly would also have to be smaller in size in order to meet the 100-calories cap KitKat 11KitKat would have to considerably reduce the size of its chocolate snacks Bounty 11Bounty would have to shrink like this to be under 100 calories Mars 11Original Mars bars are currently 228 calories each Milky Way 11Milky Way chocolate bars are already under 100 calories Maltesers 11Maltesers would have to reduce its number per package by half Snickers 11Snickers bars would also have to shrink by half to be under 100 calories Cadbury's Dairy Milk 11Cadbury's Dairy Milk bars are currently 240 calories Cadbury's Flake 11Cadbury's Flake chocolate bars would barely have to reduce their size as the original is just 167 calories Most read in UK NewsIN THEIR SIGHTSCouple who pointed guns at BLM protesters on lawn now under investigationKILLED IN HIS SLEEPPolice identify 4-year-old boy who was shot and killed in his sleepBIG BRAWL IN LITTLE ROCKHuge fight erupts at Arkansas steak house over social distancingBESTIALITY BEASTPedo jailed for possession of vile videos showing ANIMALS raping childrenSAVAGE ATTACKMan kills teens ‘from excellent families’ because they asked how tall he was'JUST SO WRONG' Female teaching assistant ‘repeatedly raped teen in classroom "sex pod"' Boris warns Brits are ‘considerably fatter’ as he plans to get nation fighting fit to tackle disease

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Markies Law, Intended To Keep Violent Inmates In Prison Longer, May Soon Reach Gov. Tom Wolfs Desk

BEAVER COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — One year ago Wednesday, a deadly stabbing stunned a local neighborhood.

New Castle police say Keith Burley stabbed 8-year-old Markie Mason more than 100 times.

(Photo Credit: Family of Mark Mason)

On the anniversary of the little boy’s death, a new law intends to honor his memory.

“My son’s a victim, yes, but my son’s a hero,” said the boy’s father Mark Mason. “And I want my son remembered as a hero, not a victim.”

Burley left the state after allegedly killing Markie and was finally handcuffed more than nine hours after the little boy’s death.


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“He just wasn’t strong enough,” Mark said. “How can an 8-year-old fight a 43-year-old man with a knife?”

Burley was released from prison on parole in March 2019, just a few months before Markie’s death.

But it is what Burley did inside the prison that sparked “Markie’s Law.”

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

“Markie’s Law is set up on a very basic principle and that is that violent criminals should remain behind bars,” Rep. Aaron Bernstein said.

Bernstein drafted the bill in Markie’s honor, wanting to keep violent offenders behind bars longer if convicted of a violent crime while in jail.

“If a prisoner commits an act of violence behind bars, they should be held accountable for that. And it would add two years onto their minimum sentence,” Rep. Bernstein said.

Two years to change, two years to get help, two years Markie didn’t get.

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

“Keith Burley was released from prison after committing numerous violent crimes behind bars,” Rep. Bernstein said. “We know that if this law was in place, he would have never of been out”

The bill has passed the state House and a Senate committee. The law could soon reach the governor’s desk.

“We’re hopeful it gets done before summer break,” Rep. Bernstein said. “But if not, right when we come back in September, we look for this to be passed. And hopefully, the governor will sign this into law.”

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