Body ink is widespread, but will the tattooed feel good about their body art in old age?
Local tattoo artists report an increased demand for tattoos of former President Nelson Mandela, a new form of fashion to commemorate the statesman.
Tattoo parlours are becoming increasingly popular in Baghdad, despite opposition from traditionalists.
This is not so much a book about tattoos as a collection of portraits of people with tattoos.
VIDEO Scores of ink enthusiasts were drawn to the Cape Town Tattoo Expo to admire and share in the work of some of the world's best tattoo artists.
A tattooed face hasn't held back Czech presidential hopeful Vladimir Franz. Bim Adewunmi asks if facial tattoos are finally acceptable.
Common symbols can have a multiplicity of meanings from the mundane to the bizarre, writes Patrick Barkham.
A Barcelona clinic has reported an 81% rise in demand for painful laser treatment to remove tattoos as competition for work intensifies.
Tattoos have gone mainstream. But are they art?
Although she's not yet ready for a tattoo of her own, Vuvu Vena, went to the Jaded Ink show to catch a glimpse of the latest body art trends.
A Belgian teenager has told police how she emerged from a tattoo parlour with 56 stars on her face, rather than the three she had asked for.