If creating a new branch that happens to have the same name as a branch that was deleted, the error "A branch with this name already exists." I've already waited nearly a week so I can't imagine there's a caching issue going on.
I had the same issue just now.
Although what i noticed is that even the message "branch already exists with the same name" is displayed, branch is created in git underneath.
I tried to to fetch in git console and the branch showed up in the list.
In order for branch to show up in BitBucket, i did an empty commit with a push and branch also showed up in BitBucket UI.
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