Over the years a string of issues have famously provoked his ire – from the ugliness of modern architecture to man’s ‘rapacious’ destruction of the natural world.

But now Prince Charles has turned his sights on an unlikely new enemy: ragwort.

The Prince of Wales has declared war on the toxic yellow weed which is ‘invading’ fields and country lanes, poisoning horses and livestock.

Reported by The Daily Mail. You can read the full story here. 

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