Leaders of the main parties are at odds with each other in a country with no recent experience of coalition governments and an increasingly fragmented political landscape, meaning it may take many more weeks, and possibly a repeat election, to find a deal.
Each morning from July 7-14 thousands of people, many wearing traditional white shirts with red scarves, line the narrow streets of the medieval city to take part in the centuries-old tradition of running with the bulls.
Spain and Poland maintained perfect records in qualifying for the 2020 European Championship by winning their third straight games on Friday. Spain took a 4-1 victory home from Faeroe Islands while Poland also won away, 1-0 at North Macedonia.
On Sunday, 12 of Spain's 17 regions and all of its 8,000-plus municipalities will be up for grabs. Opinion polls suggest the outcomes in the three most closely watched ballots — the Madrid region and the Madrid and Barcelona municipalities — are unclear.
The Socialists gained seats in one of Spain's most hotly contested elections in decades, which featured the rise of far-right party Vox whose ultra-nationalist campaign echoed political trends across Europe where traditional parties have ceded to anti-immigration and eurosceptic forces.
Following are snapshots of the top candidates - five men in their mid-30s to mid-40s - and their parties, as campaigning enters its final stretch with two televised debates scheduled for Monday and Tuesday evening.
A nonbinding poll, sponsored by a local political party, was held without an official census, but sponsors say the role of the institution of monarchy is a central question for the country’s future. The removal of the monarchy was approved by 97- 25, with one person casting a blank vote.
During the festival, Pamplona's population swells from nearly 200,000 residents to around a million visitors, who are attracted by the adrenaline boost of bull runs along an 850-meter (930-yard) street course to the city's bullring and seamless nights of partying.