17 Sep 2022
A strange video is spreading on Telegram and Twitter: Hospice residents in Germany are allegedly getting tattoos of Putin to take him to his death as "living voodoo dolls." The whole thing is a fake.
5 Nov 2021
An Israeli court suspended on Wednesday the auction of a partial tattoo kit billed as having been used on inmates at the Auschwitz death camp, following outcry from Holocaust survivors. Obtained from a private collector, the eight fingernail-sized steel dies, each lined with pins to form numerals, would have been pressed into prisoners' flesh with ink to brand their serial numbers, according to auctioneer Meir Tzolman. His website had deemed it "the most shocking of Holocaust items", with a projected sale value of $30,000 to $40,000.
11 Nov 2020
In Brazil, a 41-year-old man has taken his love for tattoos to a whole new level by having two giant tusks fitted onto his bottom row of teeth in an attempt to make himself look like a real-life orc.
7 Sep 2020
Mexican tattoo artist Omi Debua is giving away free tattoos to those who have beaten the novel coronavirus, etching a "Covid-19 survivor" logo on people whose lives have been marked by the disease.
13 Apr 2020
It's believed that up to 12,000 women in Russia die every year at the hands of their partners. Abuse is a taboo subject there, which makes living with its scars difficult. One tattoo artist has found a way to help victims take control of their lives.
26 Sep 2019
The tattoo taboo: Rugby players and fans asked to cover up in Japan