1. The doctor giving gang members a fresh start by removing their prison tattoos for free

So, when a person not only has a prison record, but tattoos on their face, hands and neck - which tell of a life in gangs - scoring a job can be almost impossible. And so the cycle continues.

Enter David Ores, a doctor with a surgery in the lowest East Side of Manhattan, New York. A decade ago, Dr Ores used the tattoo removal laser in his office to zap away the body ink of clients and their friends for free. Read more.

2. When we broke up, it was painful to look at': the rise of tattoo removal

The stories of people who made tattoos and regretted. Read more.

3. Schlachtwerk's heavily inked KAWASAKI W650

Operating as Schlachtwerk, Tom’s turned out his fair share of W650-based builds. But this is by far the most unusual yet, with seriously radical paint inspired by tattoo iconography. Read more.