A handout photograph provided by Interpol  shows a fake Italian passport of Celso,   the late  brother of Henrique Pizzolato, the  convicted former Brazilian banker  who left Brazil on last September  and was arrested  at Maranello, Italy,  yesterday. Photograph:  EPA/Interpol

The former director of Brazil’s state-owned bank, who was convicted for his role in the country’s biggest corruption scandal, has been arrested in Ita(...)

British soldiers in the trenches on the Western Front during the first World War. Italy famously changed sides in 1915, entering the war on the side of Britain, France and Russia. Photograph: Reuters

If I were to ask you to name a patriot executed in 1916 by a colonial power for his nationalist beliefs, you might think of Pádraig Pearse, Joseph (...)