Hundreds of thousands of plastic discs are washing up on Italian beaches

Hundreds of thousands of plastic discs are washing up on Italian beaches

UPDATE, March 23rd: the mystery discs have been identified as filters from a purification plant on the River Sele near Salerno. That will help to stop any more spilling, but the public is urged to continue picking up any discs that are already on their shores.

‘Italy has a big heart, but we can’t take everyone in’

‘Italy has a big heart, but we can’t take everyone in’

Puppy lost at sea saved by sailors off Naples

Puppy lost at sea saved by sailors off Naples

Swimming wild boar saved 6km off Italy coast

Swimming wild boar saved 6km off Italy coast

Saipem resumes work on Black Sea gas pipeline

Saipem resumes work on Black Sea gas pipeline

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

Italian couple get stuck in frolic at sea

Hero dog dies after saving drowning boy

Hero dog dies after saving drowning boy

So long, and no thanks for the fish: MP ejected

So long, and no thanks for the fish: MP ejected

Rising seas could drown Italy’s prized heritage

Rising seas could drown Italy’s prized heritage

175 freezing migrants found floating in Med

175 freezing migrants found floating in Med

Italy’s seaside vineyards ‘at risk of extinction’

Italy’s seaside vineyards ‘at risk of extinction’

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists

Town plans underwater nativity to draw tourists

Renzi to give DVDs of Italian migrant film to EU leaders

Renzi to give DVDs of Italian migrant film to EU leaders

40 migrants die off Italy – ‘worst crisis since WW2’

40 migrants die off Italy – ‘worst crisis since WW2’

Hashish stash sinks after EU patrol high sea drama

Hashish stash sinks after EU patrol high sea drama