Music and fine food cements lockdown friendship between Iranian asylum seekers and their hosts

Asylum seekers Amir and Hossein on the steps of Toby and Chris Seton's home in Halifax
Toby and Chris Seton with Amir and Hossein Credit: Lockdown has brought joy to both hosts Chris and Toby Seton and their Iranian guests Amir and Hossein

They are from different worlds .... but a touching friendship has been formed between Halifax couple Toby and Chris Seton - and the two Iranian asylum seekers they invited into their home.

Chris and Toby Seton can't think of 'one disadvantage' of having Amir and Hossein to stay Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Amir and Hossein found themselve homeless after they were granted asylum, having had to leave their families behind.

Amir and Hossein make music and fine food Credit: ITV Yorkshire

And when Chris and Toby invited them to stay - little did they know that, due to lockdown, weeks and weeks later they'd still be there. Rachel Townsend reports