Sweden

wildfires
wildfires

The Arctic Is on Fire, and You Can See it From Space

More than 50 wildfires are burning in parts of Sweden inside the Arctic Circle, according to the European Space Agency.
Alex Lubben
7.22.18
Photography
Photography

Photos of Modern Vikings Keeping Their Traditions Alive

Vikings Against Racism are out to show that you can cherish ancient traditions without being a bigot.
Caisa Ederyd
3.14.18
war
war

How a Secret CIA Cell Fucked with Vietnam War Deserters

Spies who infiltrated antiwar radicals in Sweden helped spark fears of brainwashing and devotion to apocalyptic cults. 50 years later, we're still living with the aftermath.
Seth Ferranti
1.25.18
travel
travel

I Spent 24 Hours On a Nordic Booze Cruise, and I Never Want to Do It Again

Being on a ferry that sails from Sweden to Finland with bottomless wine on tap and all-you-can-eat prawns sounds like a dream. But is it, really?
Benjamin Wirström
12.22.17
taxes
taxes

America Almost Made Filing Taxes Easy, Then Lobbyists Showed Up

A 1998 law ordered the IRS to allow people to pay their taxes without filing a return. Why hasn’t it happened?
Steven Yoder
4.14.17
News
News

Everything We Know So Far About the Attack in Central Stockholm

Four people have been killed and at least 15 are injured.
VICE Staff
4.8.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Swedish Politician Thinks Everyone Should Take Midday Fuck Breaks

The small-town councilman has argued that state-sponsored afternoon delight could improve couples' relationships.
Brian Moylan
2.22.17
VICE News
VICE News

People Are Confused After Trump Alluded to a Terror Attack in Sweden That Never Happened

"Huh?"
Tess Owen
2.19.17
A Day In The Life
A Day In The Life

What It's Like to Work in a Swedish Thai Massage Parlour

There are over 300 Thai massage parlours in Stockholm and the police suspect​ around 40 of these offer "happy endings". Although that's a lot, it's not the majority.
Nikita Velasquez
2.13.17
Photo
Photo

The Swedish Couple Who Travel the World Photographing ‘Death Metal’ Landscapes

With one camera, one flash, and one lens, they manage to collapse the Earth in on itself.
Inka and Niclas Lindergård
1.11.17
News
News

The Swedish Government Still Thinks Being Trans Is the Same as Being Mentally Ill

This week, LGBTQ rights organisation Transförsvaret tried to change that by occupying the Swedish Board of Health and Welfare.
John-David Ritz
11.25.16
News
News

Thousands Protested Against Swedish Neo-Nazis in Central Stockholm this Weekend

Neo-Nazi group Nordiska Motståndsrörelsen held its biggest demonstration in recent years.
Caisa Ederyd
11.15.16