Prince Charles is in hot water again after returning from an expensive 2-day jaunt to the US.
The Prince, formerly known as Charles Windsor, accompanied by the Duchess of Cornflakes, Jamelia Barker-Powles, visited Philadelphia and New York on a tight budget of £700,000 of taxpayers money.
The trip, according to Palace sources, was to promote urban renewal, environmental stewardship (whatever that is) and youth development, but the heir to the throne spent most of the time shopping for some new polo jodhpurs.
In Philadelphia, the pair travelled at the head of a 17-car motorcade in the Royal Ice Cream Van to a meeting that was something to do with low-energy lights.
Then it was on to New York, where Charles was given an environmental award for his work in helping to rid the atmosphere of 'princess-based pollutants'.
Secretary of State for Meddling, David Millipede, told reporters "He should have stayed at home and fed the horse or something, instead of bringing it with him", before he was carted off to the Tower of London for "re-education".
The Prince has refused to pay back the cash, and has said he will travel to Australia later in the year to dine at a particularly good restaurant he knows that serves kangaroo steaks.