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catch (the) headlines

To be featured on the headlines of news articles, as due to being particularly important, popular, fashionable, etc. It may not be so tremendous as to catch the headlines, but this small change in immigration law could have a huge impact on foreign workers. The pop star caught headlines yesterday after his latest run-in with police.
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65 points with an update from Lloyds Group on HBOS' poor performance catching the headlines.
Although the race has become more respectable over the years as the control of the Jockey Club has increased, it is rare for a year to go by without some minor sensation catching the headlines Lord Derby and Sir Charles Bunbury had no idea what they were starting when they tossed a coin to decide What a new mile race to be run on May 4, 1780, should be called.
In the last few weeks, there have been a number of incidents where players have been sent off for going in with both feet - and the issue is catching the headlines on a regular basis.
It is all very well catching the headlines with eco factories, when it could be even better to upgrade all their shops to become more energy efficient.
Two pioneers for future ranges of cars have been catching the headlines.
Although Channon's fillies are catching the headlines, he reminds us he has "a really nice bunch of juvenile colts" who have yet to see the racecourse.
Mr Heathcoat-Amory's resignation not only reveals once again the uncomfortable division over Europe within the ranks of the Tory party, but does so at a time when the divisions between Labour have been catching the headlines.
In the last few weeks, there have been a number of incidents where players have been sent off for going in with both feet - notably Chelsea's Ricardo Carvalho, who was red-carded for a two-footed lunge on Villa's Gabriel Agbonlahor on Boxing Day - and the issue is catching the headlines.
The Rabbit Out of the Hat CATCHING the headlines the day after Budget day is not just a concern for Gordon Brown.