When German bombs started falling on London in 1940, Winston Churchill’s advisers predicted most people would flee their homes.
- After a summer of excess, many European countries are now being forced to lockdown over rising COVID-19 cases
- France, Germany, Ireland and Wales have all enforced national lockdowns
- Other countries have resisted national lockdowns, with England instead imposing regional restrictions
They were wrong.
“What they discovered is that people preferred to be at home,”…