Protesters on Capitol Hill with photographs of relatives who died in crashes allegedly linked to the faulty switches. Photograph: Gabriella Demczuk/New York Times

General Motors’ chief executive, Mary Barra, will have to face a congressional inquiry into how the Detroit carmaker failed to recall models in which (...)

Treasury officials say the department had completed the sale of 70.2 million shares of GM stock and to date had recouped $38.4bn from the $49.5bn taxpayer-funded rescue of the Detroit company.

The US treasury department says it expects to sell its remaining shares of General Motors by the end of the year, a plan that may leave taxpayers with(...)

At the Ice Mansion: Georgio Moroder in Los Angeles in 1981. Photograph:  Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images

Giorgio Moroder knew it was time to think about music again when the pyramid in Dubai was scrapped. But, oh, he says, that pyramid, that would have be(...)