The spirit of giving was well and truly alive in Edinburgh this season when two sisters invited a homeless man to their home for Christmas… in Sweden.
Annis and Emma Lindkvist were visiting the Scottish capital city when they came across Jimmy Fraser begging in the street.
After chatting for hours and exchanging numbers, the women, aged 37 and 31, promised to keep in touch.
Fraser, who moved to Edinburgh 13 years ago, didn’t expect to hear from the tourists again but after texting a few times, the sisters invited him to Sweden.
“People promise you things all the time on the street but they never materialise and friends said I shouldn’t go in case I was hung, drawn and quartered when I got there,” the 54-year-old told BBC News.
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But after the sisters got him a passport and paid …