King Felipe has launched another round of talks with political leaders after weeks of impasse.
The Socialists, who won the most recent elections, have been unable to form a government and the King is considering whether new elections are in order.
King Felipe is running the clock until early next week to see if the Socialists are able to get enough votes in Parliament to keep running the country.
King Felipe and Queen Letizia were in Seville last week marking the 500th anniversary of Ferdinand Magellan and Juan Sebastián Elcano.
The King and Queen visited the Seville Royal Apartments and the Archive of the Indies for an exhibition.
Members of the Spanish Royal Family are back to work after last month’s break.
King Felipe today presided over the opening of the judicial year at Madrid’s Palace of Justice.
The ceremony came as Spanish leaders expect the Supreme Court issue its ruling following the trial of Catalan separatists.
Last week King Felipe welcomed new ambassador’s at the Royal Palace in Madrid.
Queen Letizia is also back on the agenda, including with an event last week on disabilities.
Still up in the air is the opening of parliament. There may, instead, be new elections.