Clarence House has robustly denied a claim made by an aide of Charles to Time magazine that the prince believes becoming king would be akin to "prison".
A Clarence House spokesman said:
This is not the Prince of Wales's view and should not be attributed to him as he did not say these words.
The Prince has dutifully supported the Queen all his life and his official duties and charitable work have always run in parallel.
More top news
Leaked documents have revealed the first known picture of Mohammed Emwazi - named as IS militant Jihadi John - as a student in London.
With March just around the corner it's looking like this winter will be the sunniest on record (data goes back to 1929).
A campaign demanding an end to the taxation of sanitary items will be presented to George Osborne after reaching almost 200,000 signatures.