By Leon Symons, November 20, 2008
An Israeli artist has been left homeless and penniless after a gang of squatters invaded his home in South London.
His troubles were compounded after he developed septicaemia and was admitted to hospital in north London.
The artist, who has not been named, had returned to Israel six months ago to visit his wife, who had given birth to a child. When he returned to his London home, he found that it had been broken into and occupied by a number of Polish men. Inside, were all his possessions, including original works of art.