Sweden

Film

'Lords of Chaos' Is a Loving, Concerned and Troubled Look at Black Metal

VICE spoke with director Jonas Åkerlund about his new take on an old story.
Grayson Haver Currin
2.19.19
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
3.13.18
war

How a Secret CIA Cell Messed with Vietnam War Deserters

Spies who infiltrated antiwar radicals in Sweden helped spark fears of brainwashing and devotion to apocalyptic cults. Fifty years later, we're still living with the aftermath.
Seth Ferranti
1.26.18
Travel

I Spent 24 Hours On a 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
12.21.17
Gender

Why Britain Doesn't Get Gender Neutrality

We've been a world leader on LGBT equality, but we're falling behind when it comes to recognising the gender spectrum.
Amelia Abraham
8.7.17
Documentary

Watch Our New Documentary, 'Sweden's Hidden People'

Thousands of refugees have gone into hiding in Sweden since the country’s asylum laws went from some of the most welcoming to some of the toughest in Europe. VICE hears from this ever-growing parallel society.
Milene Larsson
7.27.17
documentaries

Watch Our Documentary About Kids Being Raised Without Gender

We head to Sweden, home to gender neutral kindergartens and gender non-conforming families, to find out what it’s like to grow up beyond the binary.
VICE Staff
7.25.17
New Neighbours

How to Make a Birthday Cake for Some Lovely Swedish People

Reza from Afghanistan baked his guardian, Marina, a cake to say "Cheers for helping out!"
Reza, as told to Caisa Ederyd
5.29.17
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

Everything We Know So Far About the Attack in Central Stockholm

Four people have been killed and at least 15 are injured.
VICE Staff
4.6.17
occult art

Enter the Dark Scandinavian Wilderness with "Witch in the Woods" Artist Darby Lahger

Lahger’s mystical work conjures images of isolation, tragedy, freedom and escape.
Kelsey Lannin
3.9.17
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
2.23.17
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