'Carnage at Airport' , screamed the tabloid headline
lurid headlines about the sex lives of the stars
VERB + HEADLINE
carry, have, run
The Guardian carried the front-page headline 'Drugs Firms Shamed'
read, scan, see
I just had time to scan the headlines before leaving for work
be in, capture, dominate, grab, hit, hog, make ~s
She's always in the headlines. He always manages to grab the headlines. The hospital hit the headlines when a number of suspicious deaths occurred. The story has been hogging the headlines for weeks. The story was important enough to make the headlines
HEADLINE + VERB
proclaim sth, read sth, say sth, scream sth
The Sunday Observer had a headline saying, 'Pop Star Arrested on Drugs Charges'
HEADLINE + NOUN
'Queen Mother goes on Holiday' is hardly headline news!
in a/the ~
The most unusual fact in the story is often used in the headline
under a/the ~
The Daily Gazette ran a story under the headline ' Pope's Last Words '
with a/the ~
a story in the newspaper with the headline 'Woman Gives Birth on Train'
There was a banner headline about drugs in schools
make headline news
The engagement of the two tennis stars made headline news