catch (the) headlines

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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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The International Monetary Fund caught headlines this week by warning that nearly half-a-trillion dollars will be lost from world output in 2020, thanks to protectionism triggered by Trump's trade wars.
More recently, the likes of Jadon Sancho, Timo Werner, Joshua Kimmich and Julian Brandt have all caught headlines as the latest batch of Bundesliga talent.
27 ( ANI ): The actress featuring in the anti-Islamic movie trailer that caught headlines after being circulated on YouTube, has reportedly filed a motion against Google for contempt of court.
The three-hour film caught headlines for its lengthy, graphic sex scenes, but bewitched festival goers with its heartbreaking coming of age story.