Not on the money: Over budget projects

Sydney Opera House

When finally completed last autumn, New York’s One World Trade Center clocked in at a total expense of £2.5bn, making it not only the most expensive skyscraper of all time, but also costing eight times its original budget. But is it the most over budget project ever to be built?

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