A mafia fugitive hiding in the Dominican Republic has been tracked down thanks to his tattoos visible in cooking videos he posted on YouTube, Italian police have said.
Sometimes they’ve been called ‘body art’ and sometimes they’ve been called ‘skin illustrations’ but the actual term is ‘tattoos’. It seems that the word has slowly evolved into other more acceptable terminology,
Neither a permanent mark nor a paper transfer: a New York start-up has created the first tattoos that fully disappear after a while, aiming to open the body inking market to new clientele.
"I could have performed this profession abroad but I wanted to do it in Afghanistan because there are no female tattoo artists in the country," she said. "I believe it's not only men who can apply tattoos. Women can do it too."
Stand by for the outrage from the likes of Melanie Phillips (and my mum): Virgin Atlantic have announced that they’ll no longer ask cabin staff to cover up their tattoos, the first airline in the UK to do so. At last, employers are catching up to the reality of life in modern Britain: that’s right, ink is professional, now.