News del Giorno: Prada Tax Probe; Chinese Designers Look to Italy

Designer Uma Wang greets the audience after the presentation of her collection during the 2015 Spring / Summer Milan Fashion Week on September 18, 2014 in Milan. Photo: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images

Miuccia Prada and her husband Patrizio Bertelli, the company’s CEO, are under investigation as part of a tax-avoidance probe. [Reuters]

Chinese fashion titans look to Italy for production, following a 40 percent made-in-China, 60 percent made-in-Italy production model. [The Local]


An 82-year-old grandmother with a 50-year drug-dealing career was arrested in her home in Sardinia. [The Local]

Italy enacts a new strategy for fighting the Mafia: exiling mobsters’ sons to prevent them from following in their fathers’ footsteps. [NY Daily News]

Italy’s Romano Fenati won the Aragón Grand Prix (the Motorcycle World Championships) held in Alcañiz, Spain, on Sunday. [La Gazzetta dello Sport]