Tourist ‘punched in the face by man offering free hugs in New York’

Canadian woman refused to pay the man for a photo A Canadian tourist was allegedly punched in the eye by a man in New York 1 offering free hugs after declining to tip him for a photo.

The incident happened in Times Square on Thursday and involved 24-year-old Jermaine Himmelstein and 22-year-old holidaymaker Sophie Violene Dauvois, according to the New York Police Department.

SEE ALSO: Woman arrested after allegedly punching Easyjet pilot in the face 2 SEE ALSO: Keeper who punched seal at Bristol Zoo returns to work 3 Police say she was struck with a closed fist and taken to a nearby hospital with severe swelling and a cut to her right eye

Top UK hotels the kids will love

For a fun-filled family holiday 1 in the UK, you’ll want to check in to a child-friendly hotel that the kids will love as much as the adults.

Whether your little ones are lovers of LEGO or can’t get enough of building sandcastles on the beach, we’ve found the best British hotels that were made for guests with children

Where to go on holiday in March 2016

Spring is in the air and March is a lovely time to soak up the year’s early heat and sunshine or enjoy milder temperatures if you’ve set your sights on a hot holiday destination.

March is the perfect month for a long-haul city break as it low season and means you can save on flights to destinations like Los Angeles, which celebrates the lively St Patrick’s Day party and hosts the first LA Performs 1 event in 2016 2