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‘They forgot about the clock expert?’ Excuses for spiraling Big Ben costs provokes bemusement and anger online

The cost of repairing Big Ben, Westminster’s world famous Elizabeth Tower, has increased by £18.6m ($ 24.2) due to ‘unforeseen’ issues including WWII bomb damage and the need for a clock expert, triggering Twitter. The House of Commons has said that it is “extremely disappointed” that restoration costs for the 177-year-old clock tower in central…