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Rachel Riley arrives back for her first day on Countdown following honeymoon in Spain

She recently enjoyed a sun-soaked honeymoon with her husband Pasha Kovalev as they prepare to become first time parents.

And Rachel Riley looked ready for action as she braved the rain to make her way to the Countdown studios in Manchester on Tuesday.

The TV presenter, 33, cut a stylish figure in white mini dress underneath a navy blue cardigan as she shielded herself from the weather with a large blue umbrella.

Recently married: Rachel Riley looked ready for action as she braved the rain to make her way to the Countdown studios in Manchester on Tuesday

Recently married: Rachel Riley looked ready for action as she braved the rain to make her way to the Countdown studios in Manchester on Tuesday

The Countdown whizz teamed her look with a pair of grey sandals and a mustard yellow rucksack slung over her shoulders. 

Rachel accessorised her look with a pair of silver stud earrings and her new wedding ring.

The star completed her look with a touch of blusher and a swipe of lipstick to accentuate her glowing features.

Rachel’s appearance come a month after she proudly displayed her blossoming  baby bump while posing in a green bikini on her Spanish getaway. 

Radiant: The TV presenter, 33, cut a stylish figure in white mini dress underneath a navy blue cardigan as she shielded herself from the weather with a large blue umbrella

Radiant: The TV presenter, 33, cut a stylish figure in white mini dress underneath a navy blue cardigan as she shielded herself from the weather with a large blue umbrella

Blossoming:  Rachel accessorised her look with a pair of silver stud earrings and her new wedding ring

Blossoming:  Rachel accessorised her look with a pair of silver stud earrings and her new wedding ring

Ready for action: The Countdown whizz teamed her look with a pair of grey sandals and a mustard yellow rucksack slung over her shoulders

Ready for action: The Countdown whizz teamed her look with a pair of grey sandals and a mustard yellow rucksack slung over her shoulders

The TV personality, who married Strictly professional dancer Pasha, 39, in Vegas last month, looked incredible in the snap and also shared a comical caption to go alongside it. 

She penned: ‘The new joys of pregnant married life – Pasha digging me a belly hole on the beach for my bump each day!’

Rachel also posed in a red and white striped top and wrote: ‘Thanks for the @dock_and_bay beach stuff Deborah Meaden, absolutely loving my poncho! #beachchic #bumpstyle #dockandbay.’

Rachel, who announced she was pregnant with her first child in May before jetting off for her secret nuptials, also shared a snap of herself sporting a white off-shoulder dress as she and Pasha posed in front of the Guggenheim Museum in Bilbao.  

Looking good: The star completed her look with a touch of blush and a swipe of lipstick to accentuate her glowing features

Looking good: The star completed her look with a touch of blush and a swipe of lipstick to accentuate her glowing features

Pasha opted for a smart look in a red and white patterned shirt, stone-coloured chinos and white loafers. 

She captioned the photo: ‘Half-way bump and all brewing nicely! Mother’s intuition says it’s definitely a girl. Or a boy. Or a cockapoo… #preggo #babymoon’ 

Rachel and Pasha tied the knot in a secret Las Vegas wedding on June 28. 

Last month, the Oxford University graduate shared a few snapshots from their romantic honeymoon to Barcelona, which saw the duo pay a visit to Park Guell. 

Rachel looked radiant as she posed in front of the iconic Gaudí landmarks, soaking up some sunshine and culture as the couple enjoyed their first few days as newlyweds. 

Beautiful: Rachel's appearance comes after she shared a picture of her bump as she posed in a green bikini on her Spanish babymoon

Beautiful: Rachel’s appearance comes after she shared a picture of her bump as she posed in a green bikini on her Spanish babymoon

Sunny day: Rachel also posed in a red and white striped top and wrote: 'Thanks for the @dock_and_bay beach stuff Deborah Meaden, absolutely loving my poncho!'

Sunny day: Rachel also posed in a red and white striped top and wrote: ‘Thanks for the @dock_and_bay beach stuff Deborah Meaden, absolutely loving my poncho!’

In love: Rachel showed off her 'half-way bump' in a new snap from her babymoon with Pasha last month

In love: Rachel showed off her ‘half-way bump’ in a new snap from her babymoon with Pasha last month

Rachel looked lovely in her honeymoon snaps, which also included a trip to a vegan restaurant and daily hikes and museum visits.  

She penned: 'The new joys of pregnant married life - Pasha digging me a belly hole on the beach for my bump each day!'

She penned: ‘The new joys of pregnant married life – Pasha digging me a belly hole on the beach for my bump each day!’

The couple exchanged vows in Sin City after keeping the ceremony ‘so secret’ that the majority of their friends and family were said to have been unaware of the nuptials.

Rachel confirmed the news as she shared a picture from their big day and wrote: ‘Introducing the new Mr and Mrs Kovalev… We both said yes!’ 

In May, Rachel announced her pregnancy by posing in front of a Countdown board of letters, which spelled out ‘r tiny mate’, which was an anagram for ‘maternity’, as she placed her hands on her blossoming baby bump. 

She captioned the sweet snap: ‘Pash and I have a conundrum for you…you have till December to work it out! We’re over the moon excited.’ 

Newlyweds: The Countdown whizz and the Strictly Come Dancing professional tied the knot in a secret Las Vegas ceremony on June 28

Newlyweds: The Countdown whizz and the Strictly Come Dancing professional tied the knot in a secret Las Vegas ceremony on June 28

Sightseeing: Last month, the Oxford University graduate shared a few snapshots from her and Pasha's romantic honeymoon to Barcelona, which saw the duo pay a visit to Park Guell

Sightseeing: Last month, the Oxford University graduate shared a few snapshots from her and Pasha’s romantic honeymoon to Barcelona, which saw the duo pay a visit to Park Guell

During an appearance on Celebrity Gogglebox, Rachel hinted she could be having a baby girl because she ‘couldn’t see a penis’ in her latest scan.  

The mathematician started dating Strictly professional Pasha when they met and were partnered on the show in 2013, going official with their romance in 2014.

Rachel ended her 16-month marriage to ex-husband James Gilbert weeks after she was eliminated from series; they had met while studying at the University of Oxford.

Big announcement: In May, Rachel announced her pregnancy by posing in front of a Countdown board of letters, which spelled out 'r tiny mate', which is an anagram for 'maternity

Big announcement: In May, Rachel announced her pregnancy by posing in front of a Countdown board of letters, which spelled out ‘r tiny mate’, which is an anagram for ‘maternity

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