The Staggers 11 May 2010 Gordon Brown’s resignation: the front pages A selfless sacrifice, or an attempted coup? Here’s what the papers have to say on Brown’s surprise r Print HTML Financial Times: Brown to quit in bid to win over Lib Dems Guardian: Brown plays last card Telegraph: A very Labour coup Daily Mirror: For the greater Gord Daily Mail: A squalid day for democracy Independent: The sacrifice The Times: His parting shot Get 12 issues for just £5.99 plus a free copy of "Liberty in the Age of Terror" by A C Grayling. › CommentPlus: pick of the papers Samira Shackle is a freelance journalist, who tweets @samirashackle. She was formerly a staff writer for the New Statesman. From only £1 a week Subscribe More Related articles Autumn Statement 2015: George Osborne abandons his target We don't need to build more prisons - we need to send fewer people there Can Trident be hacked?